Writing sketch comedy for the BBC

Most of my writing recently has been for the BBC. I've been working on a new weekly sketch comedy show, called Grin Up North, which goes out on BBC Radios Newcastle and Tees, hosted by the brilliant stand-up comedian Steffen Peddie. The show has a small team of writers and performers - I do both … Continue reading Writing sketch comedy for the BBC

Filmed by the BBC

Thursday 17 March 2016 I'm currently adapting 3 Shakespeare scripts which we're producing this year with Cranked Anvil, as part of the Shakespeare400 celebrations. The first of our productions is Romeo and Juliet, and today I was interviewed by Dawn Thewlis, for BBC Look North and Radio Newcastle, to talk about my adaptation. It's gained … Continue reading Filmed by the BBC

Script-in-Hand playreading

There's a slight hiatus in the Dracula rehearsals at the moment, which means I can focus a bit on the project I'm involved in next week. It's the second in a series of script-in-hand playreadings, put together by Arts In Touch, taking place at the Bridge Hotel in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.  I was involved briefly in the … Continue reading Script-in-Hand playreading