|ISOBEL AND THE MATADOR
(45 mins 2M 1F)
|Runner-up National Festival of Community Drama.
A fanatic of the bull-fight decides if he cant practise with
a bull a substitute will do.
|DOWN THE RIVER
(1 hr 45 mins 3M 1F)
|Commissioned and performed by Theatre
Royal, Stratford East. Director Jules Wright. Dockers livelihoods
come under threat from technological advance, and with it their
(1 hr 45 mins 4M 4)
| Short-listed Maddermarket Theatre full-length
play competition. Mickis fathers a traditionalist but
Jake - her partner - thinks monogamys days are numbered.
(60 mins 1M 2F)
| Revised 3 character version. Performed Kings
Head by Elephant Theatre Co. Jake thinks monogamys dead until
Micki takes him at his word.
(1 hr 20 mins 5M 2F)
| Entered National Student Drama Festival, Dacorum
College student drama group - writing commended (Stephen Jeffries)
- white and Asian adolescents love and battle in a London School.
|JAMES BONNEY M.P.
(1 hr 45 mins 3M 3F)
| Short-listed, Verity Bargate Award, 1987 -
rehearsed public reading Soho Theatre. The life and loves of a sitting
Labour M.P. as he comes under attack from a young militant.
|SAY YOU DO
(1 hr 40 mins 3M 3F)
| Comedy of domestic relationships on day after
wedding-day of young couple
(1 hr 20 mins 2M 1F)
| Developed Soho Theatres writer-director
workshops. Performed Dukes Head 1992, director David Gillies.
A desperate young man seeks sexual release. A young girl is forced
into prostitution. For both its a first.
|DR RICHTER AND PERO
(1 hr 45mins 4M 1F)
| Awarded Arts Council writers bursary
to undertake this project. Lenin, his wife Krupskaya and Trotsky
meet in London in 1902 for the first time.
(1 hr 40 mins 2M 2F)
|A young man, recently out of nick, tries to
keep to the straight and narrow, but temptations grow.
|SPELLING IT OUT
(1 hr 40 mins 4M)
| Public reading The Plays The Thing
Festival, Riverside Studios, Hammersmith. An internationally
renowned star of serious films agrees to be interviewed
for a biog-doc. The process takes an unexpected turn when questions
of his sexuality arise during filming.
(1 hr 45 mins 5M 3F)
| 2nd round Verity Bargate Award - A successful
emigre businessman is accused of war-crimes. True or false and how
does his family react to the man they know as father?
(1 hr 40 mins 4M 1F)
| An English girl falls in love with an African
while holidaying in Gambia. Getting married and settling in England
prove to be no simple matter.
(1 hr 45 mins 3M 3F)
| Read by awl.
Gils first wife died accidentally, 20 years ago. Now his son
Mitchell wants to know exactly how.
|TAINTED LOVE: MONOLOGUES
(1 hr 30 mins 2M 2F)
|The above seen through the eyes of the four
|SUITS & BLOUSES
(1 hr 35 mins 2M 2F)
|Performed, The Orange Tree Theatre, London,
May 13-30, 1999. Sarah, a spirited sixth-former, is fighting changes
aimed at taking her school up-market. When her relationship with
a member of staff is uncovered, those in charge have a lever against
her. New second act added since production.
(1 hr 45 mins 5M 1F)
| Completed July 2000 - submitted
Verity Bargate Award. Kal, Richie and Jan home in on commuters as
they pass through Kings Cross station. They need to make money and
are not too fussed how they do it.
|PHILLIP GLIN & THE TEACHING BUG
| Performed in Showcase at Soho Theatre, 13th
July 2000. Maths lecturer Phillips sex life is a mystery -
to himself and others. Is his friendship for Matthew purely platonic?
Its affecting his professional as well as his personal life
so he needs to sort it out. Reading awl February 2001
|TAINTED LOVE (Duologue version)
(65 mins 1M 1F)
| Given public Page To Stage workshop
by Stop-Gap Theatre Co In association with Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
- May, 2001. Mitchell and Lisanne, half-brother and sister deal
with past family secrets. Structurally a mix of monologue and naturalistic
(90 mins 3M)
| 1940 - the German army
gains control of France. All valuables in Paris banks are to be
inventoried. Picasso hurries to have his works listed. We witness
a battle of wits between him and the two German officers detailed
to catalogue his works. Who will come out victorious? Reading awl September
2004. Click here for cast list.
(1hr 50mins 2M 2F)
|Most recently completed
play. A young tv documentarist for a ‘human interest’ slot,
begins to get involved in the lives she is documenting. Is she
there simply to ‘observe’ or should she jazz up the
action a bit? Is she to blame for the explosive conclusion to her
|CHANGING GEAR (15 mins IM IF)
|| Broadcast BBC Radio 4 and Hessische Rundfunk
- a husband teaches his wife to drive with comic consequences.
(30 mins 1M 1F)
| Hessische Rundfunk (Frankfurt,1989) A second-hand
car-dealer devotes his profits to the cause of the revolution.
(60 mins 4M 3F)
|Twin sons from a footballing family, head for
success under the tutelage of their father. Though they dont
know it, only one is going to make it. Submitted to TAPS
| A single headmistress gets pregnant to a married
teacher. The Governors are shocked - should she be dismissed? They
decide to put it to a parent-vote.
(50 mins 4M 3F)
| An impressionable girl sends patriotic letters
to a young Gulf soldier. Returned home, he finds she wants the relationship
to continue and will not be dissuaded.
(30 mins 5F 2M)
|A comic look at a womens evening Keep-Fit
class. Submitted to tv companies with a number of follow-up episodes
(60 mins x 2 3M 2F)
| A two-part political thriller written for t.v.
When Ben meets his childhood sweetheart unexpectedly he wants to
know what she does for a living. The truth leads him into a world
of political blackmail. Submitted to TAPS.
(60 mins x2 7M
| A single drama. When a body is
discovered in a burned out art-room in a local school, Douglas
Foster is given the case. Suicide, accident or murder? As he and
his assistant Siva work to uncover the truth, the investigation
leads him in an unexpected and unwanted direction.