Currently writing: ‘Island’ – an original contemporary musical about a college reunion of a small group of friends held at a ‘haunted house murder-mystery’ themed weekend, on a remote island, during a storm, where a real murder has just happened, and there is a real ghost.
Recent training: Script consultation with John Sparks, co-founder of Lehman Engel Music Theatre Workshop, BMI, New York (Sept 2016); Book, Music and Lyrics, Composers and Lyricists Group with Jason Carr and Elliot Davis, and many others – collaborators included, Paul Garred (co-founder of The Kooks), and Henry Carpenter (Jimmy Getaway, Slick Rat) (March-November 2015).
Also written: plays, short stories, novels, screenplays, film documentaries, guide books.
Earlier work: Royal Court Young People’s Theatre, including performances in Theatre Upstairs, with Max Stafford-Clark, Simon Curtis, Caryl Churchill, Hanif Kureishi, etc. (1986-8); co-wrote and -produced and MD for original musical on Edinburgh Fringe (1985); National Youth Theatre, AMD, Jeanette Cochrane (1983).
Bookwriter, Lyricist, Composer