Category Archives: Theatre

My new play ‘Wellspring’ opens tonight

I’ve worked with Organised Chaos before, on their Midwinter Ignition event. When I heard that they were repeating this for Spring, I jumped at the chance to take part. The theme we were given was Spring, and after some thought

My new play ‘Wellspring’ opens tonight

I’ve worked with Organised Chaos before, on their Midwinter Ignition event. When I heard that they were repeating this for Spring, I jumped at the chance to take part. The theme we were given was Spring, and after some thought

Bruntwood Prize Roadshow

The Bruntwood Prize is one of the biggest writing competitions around right now. It’s open to absolutely anyone who wants to write a play. On Tuesday Becca and I attended the Bruntwood Roadshow at the Royal Exchange in Manchester. We

Bruntwood Prize Roadshow

The Bruntwood Prize is one of the biggest writing competitions around right now. It’s open to absolutely anyone who wants to write a play. On Tuesday Becca and I attended the Bruntwood Roadshow at the Royal Exchange in Manchester. We

Mid-winter Ignition

This weekend I’ve been taking part in a workshop with Organised Chaos Productions. The brief is to come up with a short monologue or duologue inspired by the theme ‘mid-winter’. I followed the idea of hibernation, which took me onto

Mid-winter Ignition

This weekend I’ve been taking part in a workshop with Organised Chaos Productions. The brief is to come up with a short monologue or duologue inspired by the theme ‘mid-winter’. I followed the idea of hibernation, which took me onto

Free on Tuesday? So is my play.

The long-awaited day has come at last! On Tuesday an extract from my script will be performed at MMU along with work by the fantastic Becca Audra and Ruth Ritzgerald. I’m so excited to see my work on stage. It’s

Free on Tuesday? So is my play.

The long-awaited day has come at last! On Tuesday an extract from my script will be performed at MMU along with work by the fantastic Becca Audra and Ruth Ritzgerald. I’m so excited to see my work on stage. It’s

It’s a bit dramatic

I’ve been undertaking a CPD course over the summer at my old university. It’s called Scriptwriting in Practice, and it’s being run in conjunction with Northwest Playwrights, and I’m really enjoying it. The ultimate aim of the course is for

It’s a bit dramatic

I’ve been undertaking a CPD course over the summer at my old university. It’s called Scriptwriting in Practice, and it’s being run in conjunction with Northwest Playwrights, and I’m really enjoying it. The ultimate aim of the course is for

Things I’ve been watching

To my great annoyance I was too ill and tired last week to get to any more of the 24:7 performances, but I’ve had a few drama-filled days since then, so here’s a roundup of all the theatre I’ve been

Things I’ve been watching

To my great annoyance I was too ill and tired last week to get to any more of the 24:7 performances, but I’ve had a few drama-filled days since then, so here’s a roundup of all the theatre I’ve been