Amanda Waring © 2014
As a film director Amanda’s first film What Do You See? has gone on to be recognized as the most powerful film highlighting the need for better Elder care. Her subsequent short films Home, The Big Adventure and No Regrets are equally impactful and used around the world for end of life and dignity trainings. Amanda completed 24 films for her training pack.
As a theatre director Amanda adapted and directed The Education of Little Tree which premiered at the Weald and Downland Museum and performed in the USA, Bahamas, Turtle key Arts London and at venues across the South of England as well as lecturing with the play at schools and colleges. Amanda is Artistic Director of Walk Our Talk Productions and has devised and directed The Gift of Christmas, Life, Love and laughter, The Business Revue, Funny Valentines , The Twentieth Century Revue, Home is where the Heart is, The Spirit of Nature and Now We Are Sixty for the company. Her entertainments of words and music have toured the U.S.A ,France, Spain, Bermuda headlining international festivals and attracting such artistes as Virginia McKenna, Dorothy Tutin, Robert Powell, Martin Jarvis, Hugh Bonneville and Derek Waring. There have been over three hundred performances of these shows at prestigious theatre and venues throughout the UK too.
In Jan 2005 Amanda was asked to direct the holocaust play And Then they Came for Me to be performed at The House Of Commons to an invited audience of political and theatre dignitaries as the main event of Holocaust Memorial Day Amanda directed, produced and devised for the theatre Summoned by Betjeman. The play starred Robert Daws and tells the life of the poet Sir John Betjeman and has toured very successfully throughout the Uk including The Yvonne Arnaud theatre Guilford, Theatre Clwyd and Northampton.
Amanda devised, produced and directed the audio recordings of Now We Are Sixty and Now we are Sixty and a bit for Hodder (starring Geoffrey Palmer, Martin Jarvis) They were nominated for a NIBI Award and have been the highest ever selling poetry audio tapes for Hodder.
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