Rehearsals for my Cookson adaptation begin today

Five years ago I was commissioned to write the stage adaptation of Catherine Cookson’s The Cinder Path. It had the full backing of the Cookson Estate, and played at the Customs House theatre in South Shields – birthplace of the author and the setting for many of her novels. Last year it received a revival … Continue reading Rehearsals for my Cookson adaptation begin today

Roker Park play coming this Autumn

After some meetings with writer Tom Kelly, and negotiations with various venues in the North-East, I'm delighted to announce that in September 2014 I'll be appearing in Tom's one-man play, 'I Left My Heart In Roker Park'.  We'll be opening at The Customs House in South Shields on 19th September 2014 where we'll play two … Continue reading Roker Park play coming this Autumn