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Danny Wimpey

Danny Wimpey

Danny is a lawyer and a writer. She was born and has lived in Johannesburg all her life. She first started going to live theatre with her mother when she was a very young, very aspirant dancer. They would sit in the back row of the Johannesburg Civic Theatre to watch tiny ballerinas on stage through binoculars. Those days are now far gone but Danny has always loved the theatre and is now accompanied by her son who is as passionate about the live theatre experience as she is. She shares her life with her husband, 2 children, 4 parrots, 5 cats, and 7 dogs.



LONELY TOGETHER a project from Voice Of The Speechless
July 8, 2020

The lyrics of the song, LONELY TOGETHER, by South African, Ziya, take on new meaning when you realize that families and individuals with special needs face a constant lockdown: a?oeTo you, it is the new normal, to me, it's just another day,a?? says Ziya, co-founder of Voice of the Speechless a Project of Brain Child Fund, which gives them a voice.

BWW Previews: LIFE BEGINS at Netflix
July 8, 2020

Award-winning comedian, actor, writer, and presenter, Riaad Moosa, the 'Comedy Doctor' is one of South Africa's most renowned funny men. He knows the remedy to the nation's ills and there is a cure for this hollow feeling in our chests - Riaad's latest comedy special, Life Begins, available for viewing on Netflix, Friday, 3rd July.

BWW Interview: Osman Osman: THE COMEBACK IS STRONGER THAN THE SETBACK. Blu Blood, a South African and Middle East Entertainment Company
June 30, 2020

Osman Osman is a successful promoter and the CEO of Blu Blood, an entertainment company in South Africa and the Middle East. He believes that hard work, flexibility, and an openness to new opportunities will see a resurgence in the entertainment industry there.

BWW Feature: CABIN FEVER at Lockdown Movies
June 24, 2020

What may be the first movie created during the lockdown, Cabin Fever, a South African full-length feature, has just finished post-production. Filmed by the cast themselves, using no specialist equipment and no crew, only their phones and laptops, the movie reflects on the strains placed on relationships during this time in history.

BWW Interview: Hayleigh Evans of Q&A at POP Art
April 29, 2020

Hayleigh is the artistic director for POP Art Theatre at the iconic Maboneng Precinct in Johannesburg. As with all live venues, lockdown is having a significant effect. She discusses their future plans in the post-COVID-19 world and how they are managing the crisis at the moment.

BWW Interview: Danny Wimpey of JANNIE DU TOIT at Lockdown
April 29, 2020

Jannie du Toit, a well-known South African singer/songwriter, has been writing music and performing in Afrikaans for almost 50 years. He recently gave us his thoughts on how the COVID 19 lockdown has affected things for him and the entertainment industry in South Africa.