Stage, Radio and Screen
Ann has written and directed two stage plays for Yorkshire Women Theatre, a play for BBC Radio 4 and is currently working with a director on a short film script based on one of her poems.
Ann was recently commissioned by the British Film Institute to write two poems based on films screened at the BFI South Bank in London.
“Oh great one, to restore my power, tell me what I am like. I will ask questions so that you can tell my story . . . Every idea is a good idea, however simple or odd or rushed, because it is yours.”
Ann co-wrote the script for the ‘Genie’ exhibition at the Magna Science Adventure Centre. The exhibition allows children to access a ‘genie spirit’ inside exhibits, using a ‘magic mirror’ (a tablet PC). The children interact with the genie and produce poems that become its ‘memory stories’. The exhibition was piloted in late 2006, and received excellent feedback.