Geraldine Pilgrim co-founded the visual theatre company Hesitate and Demonstrate with Janet Goddard and then became Artistic Director of the company until its demise. Hesitate and Demonstrate toured the UK and mainland Europe extensively including Italy, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Germany, France, Poland, Sweden, Denmark as well as The Public Theatre, New York City as part of the Britain Salutes New York festival.

Shows included Point of Departure, Ha Ha, Horrid Things, No Regrets, Minutes, Scars, Excuse Me, Do Not Disturb, Shangri-La, No No More Songs of Love, a Woman Alone and Goodnight Ladies which won the Drama Magazine award for Best Touring Show.

Hesitate and Demonstrate company members included John Darling, Jan Hardisty, Alex Mavrocordatus, Andrezj Borkowski, Chahine Yavroyan, Tom Donnellan, Lizza Aitken, Sally Cranfield and Didi Hopkins. They were originally produced by Artsadmin.

Images: Hesitate and Demonstrate – Good Night Ladies
Performers: Lizza Aitken, Alex Mavro
Directed by Geraldine Pilgrim
Photos by Bob Van Danzig