A StoneCrabs Theatre Company Project

Sydney Cardew

Sydney is a trans lesbian who was born in 1987 and grew up in the small village of Rookley on the Isle of Wight. She tries to make ends meet… Continue reading Sydney Cardew

Rosa McCormack

Rosa is a lesbian who has lived on the Island since 2003. She has found that activities and events for lesbians here are few but the groups that do meet… Continue reading Rosa McCormack

Robin Ford

Robin was inspired to share his story and contacted us after coming along to a talk featuring Peter Tatchell and hosted by Out On An Island at Quay Arts in… Continue reading Robin Ford

Robert Jones

Robert was born on the Isle of Wight in November 1950. He identifies as a gay man and has lived on the Island all his life.  After working in shops,… Continue reading Robert Jones

Michelle Northcott

Listen to the story of Michelle, a trans woman who decided to come out and transition when she was 60. Her connection to the Island goes back many years, from… Continue reading Michelle Northcott

Melissa Gilmore

Melissa is a non-binary person who identifies as queer and bisexual. They  moved to the Island in 1998 and in 2008 left for University in Bath. They are a key… Continue reading Melissa Gilmore

Lucy Benton

Discover what it was like to move to the Isle of Wight in 1997 for Lucy, a trans woman who was born in Birmingham. She used to visit her family… Continue reading Lucy Benton

Karl Stedman

Listen to the story of  full time artist Karl, a gay man who was born in North Yorkshire.  He and his husband moved to the Island in 2007 buying a… Continue reading Karl Stedman

Karl Love

Karl is a gay man from Yorkshire who moved to the Island in 1992 with his partner, now husband, David. He got a job here as a Young Person’s Outreach… Continue reading Karl Love

Karen Wright

Karen came to the Isle of Wight when she was 6 months old and spent her childhood here. Sociable, outgoing and active, she loves living on the Island and says… Continue reading Karen Wright