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Muriel Spark Celebration

Maureen is among a number of famous faces celebrating the life and work of 20th Century legend, Muriel Spark, at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh later this month. Other participants include Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, as well as authors, Ian Rankin and Alexander McCall Smith.

For the first time since 1963, Spark’s play Doctors of Philosophy will be presented on stage through performed extracts, directed by The Lyceum’s Artistic Director, David Greig and featuring Maureen, along with fellow actors, Peter Forbes and Moyo Akandé.

Muriel Spark: Crème de la Crème, takes place at the Usher Hall on 31 Jan at 7.15pm. More info at

Maureen Set For New York

Maureen is set to reprise her role of Helen in the North American premiere of Simon Stone’s acclaimed adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca’s play Yerma, starring Billie Piper, which will begin performances March 23, 2018, in the Wade Thompson Drill Hall at Manhattan’s Park Avenue Armory. Located on one of New York's most famous streets, the Armory is also near to Central Park and Madison Avenue, which is home to some of the most extravagant shops in the entire world. Performances will run until April 21.

Site Update: Shakespeare Sonnet Video

A video of Maureen performing one of Shakespeare's sonnets has now been added to our Videos page.

Guestbook Now Online

I have now added a Guestbook for visitors to sign. Please feel free to add your views about the site or on Maureen's performances - or any related topics.