Show must go on for Channel-crossing performer

Samantha David talks to actress/singer Sarah Tullamore about her one-woman show and how to please Anglo/French audiences

Sarah Tullamore is an English actress and singer who lives in France. As a singer she has performed at clubs and festivals throughout the country, and performed in the cast recording of Blanche Neige at the Folies Bergère.

Her one-woman show Estelle Bright premiered at the Avignon Festival in 2005 and was performed in various venues in Paris until 2007. She also does voice-overs and appeared in the French production of Sister Act and Singing in the Rain. Her new show London-Paris-Roam! has been well-received by critics.


What originally brought you to France?

I moved to France for love, as you do, and I stay because I love it. After finishing university, I went to Tokyo intending to just travel and work for a year before going back to the UK, but in the end I went to Paris to live with my Japanese boyfriend.

In some ways it was an easy decision because my maternal grandmother was French and I already spoke the language. I talk about it in my show. If it had been Greece, Denmark or ...

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