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EDGAR ALLAN POE IS DEAD (2009)


Performed  at the Rondo Theatre, Bath December 2009


Edgar Allan Poe’s vitriolic biographer lives out his last night when a visitor comes to call. Using excerpts from Poe’s life and stories.



PICKWICK PAPERS  (1999)

Based on Charles Dickens book


Performed at the Library Theatre, Luton December 1999.

Revived for a National Tour by European Arts Theatre Company, Spring 2009

“Sparkling Script”


An edited version of the Dickens’ comic classic introducing all of the well known characters, Pickwick himself, Sam Weller, Mrs Bardle, Jingle etc etc…

A CHRISTMAS CAROL (1998)

Based on Charles Dickens’ book


Performed at the Library Theatre.


A stage adaptation of the Dickens Christmas story using a small cast.  

THE ACTOR, THE JEWELLER AND CROMWELL’S HEAD  (1999)

Performed around Huntingdonshire, as part of the celebrations of the anniversary of Oliver Cromwell’s birth.


What happened to Oliver Cromwell’s Head when it was blown off  London Bridge and ended up in the hands of actor nearly a hundred years later?

THE GAMBLER  (1997)


Performed at the Library Theatre, Luton.


A cross cutting celebration of the life and works of that  famous crime writer Edgar Wallace based on events leading up to the writing of The Four Just Men as well excerpts from the book.

MALICE AFORETHOUGHT (1994)

Based on Frances Iles book


Performed at the Library Theatre, Luton.


A small cast adaptation of the classic will he get away with it thriller of the Doctor who plans to murder his wife.

THE FENS ABLAZE (1987)

(Enclosure Uprisings in Lincolnshire)


Performed at a local school in Boston, Lincolnshire as a Community Play.


Based on primary and secondary research into the times of the uprisings in the Boston area in Lincolnshire

“M” (1983)

Based on Fritz Lang film script.


Performed at the Drama Centre, Glasgow

And at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe


A stage adaptation of the classic Fritz Lang film starring Peter Lorre as the child murderer on the run from both the the police and the criminal classes.

THE BUNNET AND THE BOWLER (1983)

(Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Work-in in 1971)


Performed at the Athenaeum Theatre, RSAMD, Glasgow by students of the Drama School. Following research done by them and edited by Doc Watson into a play.

DRACULA (1974)

Based on the Bram Stoker novel  


Performed at Eltham Little Theatre


Inspired by the Hammer Horror series, this is an adaptation that gets right to the jugular of the book.

THE HOPPERS (1976)

(Hop Picking in Kent)


Performed in various village and community halls around Kent and East Sussex.


Documentary based on taped interviews with old hoppers about Hop picking in Kent before and after the Second World War

THE SMUGGLER’S REVENGE  (1977)

Performed around Kent and East Sussex and at the Congress Theatre, Cwmbran.


A swashbuckling tale of Eighteenth century smuggling and skulduggery based on a true story.

THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS (1977)

Based on Thomas Barham stories and poems


Performed by the Marlowe Mobile company touring to Kent and East Sussex.


Using many of the ghost stories from the classic book as the Ingoldsby  family sit down around the Christmas Fireside.

RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET (1978)

(Thames Sailing Barges)


Performed in various village and community halls around Kent and east Sussex.


Documentary play about the lives of the men who sailed theThames sailing barge. Based on taped interviews with those who sailed in them and the wives left at home.

THE ROAD SHOW (1977)

(The Story of the village of Bridge’s bypass)


Performed in various village and community halls around Kent and East Sussex.


Based on interviews of those who took part – a comic book version of the struggle in the 1980’s to get a by-pass around the village of Bridge in Kent.

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