Writing for the BBC at Xmas – and featuring in the Radio Times!

A couple of months ago, you might remember, I reported that a lot of my writing this year has been for BBC Radio Newcastle's sketch comedy show Grin Up North. In the same article (which you can read here) I mentioned that I also performed in the show, and that we'd recorded a whole episode … Continue reading Writing for the BBC at Xmas – and featuring in the Radio Times!

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

Welcome to Paul & Nessa’s Happy Hour!

Tuesday 28 July 2015 I've been writing and performing sketch comedy on stage for as long as I can remember - professionally since 2010 when I founded sketch comedy group Don't Trust Salmon. Today saw a new medium for my sketches, as the first radio edition of Paul & Nessa's Happy Hour was broadcast live … Continue reading Welcome to Paul & Nessa’s Happy Hour!