Cash Carraway has been announced as one of Marie Claire magazines Future Shapers 2019 alongside scriptwriter Laurie Nunn (Sex Education, Netflix), BBC broadcaster Emma Barnett and Bush Theatre’s artistic director Lynette Linton.
At the Big Tent Ideas Festival 2019, Cash Carraway will be debating alongside David Goodhart (Author, Road to Somewhere) Jo Phillips (Journalist & former Press Secretary to Paddy Ashdown)
Professor Jon Lawrence (Associate Professor, University of Exeter) and Jo Bambrough (Founder & Co-Director, The Exchange) about whether people in the UK feel a strong allegiance to their local neighbourhood and tend to be willing to pitch in to improve it or whether they are individualists who don’t know their neighbours or care about their local areas.
Cash will also be discussing her memoir Skint Estate and signed copies of the book will be available to purchase from South Kensington Books who have an on site pop- up.
Tickets are available here.
Cash Carraway has contributed a monologue entitled TEMPORARY PRISON to the forthcoming collection Homes for Heroes: Council Estate Memories. The book features working class author Natasha Carthew, The Guardian’s Mary O’Hara and BAFTA award winner David Olusoga. Home for Heroes will be publishing on October 16h to coincide with the Festival of Ideas 2019.
TEMPORARY PRISON is inspired by Cash’s time on the Churchill Gardens Estate in Pimlico and The Cockpits in Marden.
Cash Carraway will be doing a few live in-store events to celebrate the launch of Skint Estate. All welcome!
16th July 2019- Waterstones Covent Garden, London. 6.30pm. FREE. Cash Carraway will be reading from Skint Estate before getting into conversation with acclaimed theatre director Conrad Murray. Conrad directed the 5 star, multi-award winning show Frankenstein: Making A Monster ( Battersea Arts Centre) and as an artist is most known for his solo show about growing up on a council estate Den:Marked (Battersea Arts Centre & UK Tour). Conrad also directed Cash Carraway’s award winning play Refuge Woman which toured the UK back in 2018 before completing a sell out run at Camden People’s Theatre.
17th July 2019. Lighthouse Radical Bookshop, Edinburgh. 8pm. £3 donation (to Lighthouse Books) or FREE. Cash will read from Skint Estate before having a chat with Paul Sng, director of Dispossession: The Great Housing Swindle and Sleaford Mods: Invisible Britain.
23rd July 2019. The Bookseller Crow, Crystal Palace, London. 7.30pm. £5 donation (to Bookseller Crow, includes a beer!) or FREE. Cash will read from Skint Estate before getting into chats with fellow Penge native - author of In Search of the Missing Eyelash (Vintage/Penguin Random House) Karen McLeod.
Cash Carraway will be in conversation with critically acclaimed film director Paul Sng (Dispossession, Sleaford Mods: Invisible Britain) at Edinburghs Radical Bookshop LIGHTHOUSE on Wednesday 17th July.
Tickets are £3 (FREE for the unwaged).
You can reserve tickets here
Cash Carraway will be appearing on the Audible Live Stage at this years Wilderness Festival alongside Rose McGowan, Anneka Harry, Bonnie Greer and Grace Savage where she’ll be reading from her debut book Skint Estate published by Ebury Press/Penguin Random House.
She will also be reading her monologue ‘The Woman That I Am’ about online bullying which was originally included in Scarlett Curtis’ groundbreaking Audible Series ‘To The Women’.
Free Event. Tuesday 16th July 2019. 6.30pm.
Waterstones Covent Garden
9-13 Garrick Street
Nearest tube: Leicester Square
Cash Carraway’s play Refuge Woman about government cuts to domestic violence services and the media demonisation of working class women has been nominated for another award! Refuge Woman toured the UK in 2018 in collaboration with Battersea Arts Centre and TBIJ is up for ‘Best Innovation’ at The Drum Online Media Awards 2019 alongside The Times, ITN, Al-Jezzera and the Daily Mirror.
Cash created the character ‘Refuge Woman’ in early 2017 on London’s stand-up comedy circuit and performed it as a 5 minute set in the regional heats of the 2017 Funny Women Awards before developing it into a full length show at Battersea Arts Centre directed by Conrad Murray.
Cash Carraway has been announced as part of Scarlett Curtis’ new Audible series TO THE WOMEN alongside Dolly Alderton, Pandora Sykes, June Sarpong and Juno Dawson.
She wrote and narrated a monologue about rotten teeth, drinking tea, internalised misogyny - and… falling in love.
It is produced by multi-award winning documentary maker Hana Walker-Brown.
Cash Carraway’s monologue ‘Wife Tourist’ appears in the new issue of Dope Magazine alongside Jasmine Ahmed, Art in Ad Places, Marco Bevilacqua, Drillminister, Silvia Larote, Cat Sims, Josh McPhee, Tom Medwell, Cindy Milstein, Simon Springer, Special Patrol Group and Liv Winter.
You can get it from the Dog Section Press website here for £3: https://dogsection.bigcartel.com/product/dope-5
Dope Magazine is free to prisoners and homeless people.
Cash Carraway’s play REFUGE WOMAN has been nominated for the ‘Innovation Award’ at the British Journalism Awards 2018.