October 31, 2019

Over the last 12 months I've had the pleasure of working with Theatre Absolute on several projects. Last October I was commissioned to write and perform, Don't Cry For Me as part of the Are we where we are series. Earlier this year I lead a City Voices writing...

October 18, 2019

This week the third year students from Coventry University Theatre and Professional practice have been performing their responses to Theatre Absolute's new programme of work Humanistan. I had the pleasure of working with one of the groups on this for the past 5 weeks a...

September 10, 2019

I've had a lovely year working for other companies on their projects which I have enjoyed immensely, but it was time to start something of my own and I am extremely lucky and pleased to have received funding from Arts Council and the Road to 2021 Fund (Heart of England...

September 10, 2019

Lovely Chris and Julia at Theatre Absolute are about to launch their next 3 year project, Human-ISTAN. In Theatre Absolute's own words....

'Humani-STAN will consist of 8 commissions over three years, and invite the artists/performers involved to create and tell positive...

September 10, 2019

I've spent the past few moths getting to know the Stoke area of Coventry and it is bursting with history and stories. The reason is to write the second Walk With Me for Coventry based theatre company Talking Birds. Their first Walk With Me, took in Spon End and I loved...

June 12, 2019

Working with Theatre Absolute and Coventry 2021 I am running one of the City Voices writing groups which will take place over the next 10 Saturdays.

The workshops are designed to find, ‘stories from across Coventry as a new city-wide campaign has been launched to uncove...

June 12, 2019

Last week Me, Mum & Dusty Springfield had a new leash of life at Belfast Grand Opera House. Derry Girls Mum, Tara Lynne O’Neil took on the role in her own production of the show which sold out and was by all accounts a smash

It’s such an honour for someone to read a scr...

April 30, 2019

I was delighted to be one of the writers commissioned for the #HumansofCov series by Coventry City of Culture 2021 earlier in the year. Each writer was tasked with creating 10 lines of film, audio or text in response to one of the declarations of human rights.

I decided...

November 12, 2018

Earlier in the year I was commissioned by Theatre Absolute to write and respond to their provocation, Are We Where We Are? This is a two-year theatre project inspired by the work of the American novelist Henry David Thoreau, whose book ‘Walden: A Life In The Woods’ was...

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