Thank you all for coming. I’m Sarah Woods, I’m a playwrighter. For some of you, this is the second time we’ve met in this strange configuration, where I stand in front of you and try to be informative, interesting and entertaining on the subject of empathy. For some of you, it’s the first time. And […]

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Tuesday 27th August 2013 This week, I’m remaking The Empathy Roadshow for its performance at The Marlowe Theatre Studio, in Canterbury, on September 14th , where it will incorporate lots of thoughts and stories from local communities who we met on our community tour in July. Looking back over footage of interviews from the tour, […]

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Empathy is…ouch! Empathy is…mind-reading!  Just two comments we received from young carers during the tour. Beautiful, funny and moving stories about experiences of empathy were told to artist Sarah Woods as part of The Empathy Roadshow tour (9 – 11 July). Her interactive, multi-media, one-woman show was presented to a number of different types of audiences including […]

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Monday 10th June, 2013   I believe that empathy is a feeling of understanding, a feeling for others, it’s a beginning of a relationship. Marzena Forristal As part of the creation of THE EMPATHY ROADSHOW, I’ve been doing filmed interviews with people for whom empathy is a key part of their daily lives. I ask […]

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Tuesday 30th April, 2013   Have you ever been disinterested in – even repulsed by – a product then, after time, changed your mind? Maybe a style of shoe you think is hideous until you see it on every third pair of feet you pass. And suddenly ‘Those are ugly’ becomes ‘I have to have […]

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