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Salt, Christine Anne, (Chrys) free

MBE 2014

Born Birmingham 15 May 1944; d of Frederick Arthur Salt and Joyce Winifred Salt; m 1997, Richard Macfarlane; two s one d by a previous marriage

poet, writer; Artistic Director: The Bakehouse, Galloway, since 2005; BIG LIT Literature Festival, since 2011

Education

Erdington Grammar Sch.; Birmingham Th. Sch.; Birmingham Rep. Th.

Career

Freelance writer and performer, 1962–2015; Parly Res. Asst, 1970–82; Tutor, London Actors Centre, 1982–2015; Artistic Dir, Bare Boards and Passion Th. Co., 1995–2006. Mem., London Actors Centre, 1981–

Publications

(ed) Of Whole Heart Cometh Hope, 1983; (with J. Layzell) Here We Go! Women’s Memories of the 1984/85 Miners’ Strike, 1985; (with M. Wilson) We Are of One Blood: memories of the first 60 years of the Woodcraft Folk, 1985; (with E. Bennett) College Lives, 1986; Inside Out, 1989; Daffodils at Christmas, 1998; Make Acting Work, 1997, 2nd rev. edn 2003; The Methuen Book of Contemporary Monologues for Men, 2003; The Methuen Book of Contemporary Monologues for Women, 2003; Collateral Damage, 2004; The Methuen Book of Modern Monologues for Men, 2004; The Methuen Book of Modern Monologues for Women, 2004; The Methuen Book of Classical Monologues for Men, 2005; The Methuen Book of Classical Monologues for Women, 2005; Greedy for Mulberries, 2009; (ed with J. Hudson) Adrian: Scotland celebrates Adrian Mitchell, 2009; Old Times, 2009; Grass, 2012; Home Front/Front Line, 2013; Weaver of Grass, 2014; Dancing on a Rock, 2015; The Punkawallah’s Rope, 2017

Recreations

theatre, travel, family, cinema, art, books, politics

Address

149 Chamberlayne Road NW10 3NT

07891 803027

www.chryssalt.com

Address

The Bakehouse, 44 High Street, Gatehouse of Fleet, Kirkcudbrightshire DG7 2NP