South Africa Tour ‘And Then They Came For Me’

Dec 2012- Martha is currently in South Africa for the South African Tour of ‘And Then They Came for Me – Remembering the World of Eva Schloss and Ann Frank’. The play tells the poignant story of Eva Schloss, Holocaust survivor and Ann Frank’s stepsister . Eva Schloss herself travels to South Africa to answer…

Podcast & Performance

Nov 2012 – ‘It’s Primrose Hill, it’s Martha Van Der Bly, it’s sociology, it’s acting, it’s being Dutch” – Listen to Martha’s first Podcast on acting, sociology and ‘Dutchness’. Interview by Professor Toby Miller, professor at University of California, Riverside and renowned author of ‘Global Hollywood’. And on 7 Nov Martha performed with Judith Georgi…

Martha performs as ‘Eva Schloss’ in London…

Jan – March 2012 . Martha is performing in London as ‘Eva Schloss’, Ann Frank’s stepsister in  ‘And Then They Came for Me’, telling Eva’s story. All performances in schools across London are followed by a Q & A with Eva Schloss. The show was filmed for Channel 4 by Minnow Films. ‘Living with the…

‘And Then They Came For Me’

Oct -Nov 2011 – Martha is performing ‘And Then They Came For Me – Remembering the World of Anne Frank‘ .  The play tells the moving story of Eva Schloss, Auschwitz surviver and Ann Frank’s posthumous stepsister. Performances are at the Chinese Embassy in London on 1 Nov, in the Russian Embassy on 12 December  and…

‘The Heart’s Tent’ – a new play by Ben Okri

September 2011- This month Martha is honoured to perform in the staged reading of a new piece by Booker-prize winner and one of Africa’s most prominent writers, the Nigerian novelist Ben Okri. “The Heart’s Tent is Broken” in on in the Tristan Bates Theatre in Covent Garden. Martha is also performing as Smellgha, the poetic…

‘The House of Bernarda Alba’

June 2011 – Martha is performing the ‘House of Bernarda Alba’ by Garcia Lorca with the Theatre Collection, as ‘Magdalena’. Directed by Shaban Arifi and Victor Sobchak. Venue: The Lord Stanley Theatre – 51 Camden Park Road, London. Run from 6 June to 3 July (Sun-Tue 7.30pm, Sat 3.30pm). Not to be missed! – Production Trailer ‘The…