THE BLACK WIDOW’S MITE (2000)
Performed June 2000 at the Rose and Crown Theatre Club, Hampton Wick and April 2001 Rondo Theatre in Bath.
A black comedy for one actor loosely based on the true story of a meek and mild Austrian lady who disposed of her husbands one by one.
SKETCHES FOR THE FOREIGN BLOKE (2014)
First performed at the Victoria Art Gallery in front of the Friends of the VAG in March 2014 and repeated in October for the volunteers of the VAG. As part of a double bill at the Mission Theatre, Bath March 2015.
Based on the Rex Whistler painting to be found in Bath’s Victoria Art gallery an attempt to discover what the two characters in the painting are actually taking about.
One act Plays
THE COMFORTS OF BATH (2001)
Based on Christopher Anstey’s book -
Performed at the Museum of Bath at Work
Based on the comic poem and the Thomas Rowlandson carbons from the 18th. Century telling the tale of the Blunderhead family’s visit to Bath in the late Georgian period. A revised version performed at the Mission Theatre, Bath in March 2015
NO RHYME NO REASON (2010)
2nd. Prize Bognor Regis drama Club’s One Act Play Competition 2010.
Performed as part of an evening’s entertainment by Solva Amateur Dramatic Society (March 2011). Performed in Bognor Regis in December 2011.
The consequences of chopping down a beanstalk and sending a giant’s body hurtling into people’s back gardens has repercussions that Jack and his poor mother never envisaged. A Comedy. For a cast of five or twelve.
AN OCEAN TO HIDE IN (1976)
based on ‘The Strange Voyage of Donald Crowhurst’
Performed as a Late Night performance at the Marlowe Theatre Canterbury.
A one man show about the failed yachtsman and his abortive attempt to sail around the world.
THE DINNER PARTY (aka MANGER A TROIS) (2013)
Runner up in the Cornish One Act Play Competition, December 2013.
Winner of best submitted play for the Arundel Theatre Trail organised by Drip Action Theatre Company,August 2014.
Rehearsed reading performed at the Lion and The Unicorn Pub, Kentish Town, April 2014 by KDC Theatre Co. and then as part of a double bill by KDC in June 2014 at the Rosemary Branch pub in Islington.
Dinner a Trois – a play in three courses and each one deadlier than the last.
WHAT’S THE TIME VIRGINIA WOOLF?
Winner of the first Cornish One Act Play Festival, November 2012. Winner of the Segora One Act play Competition 2015 .
Performed at Arundel Theatre Trail August 2015.
Michael Simkin, writer, actor and adjudicator wrote: “Terrific structure and the interplay between them all, each offering their own compelling version of the truth, was perfectly carried off.”
Gordon Sims, adjudicator of Segora One Act competition called WHAT’S THE TIME, VIRGINIA WOOLF? : ‘An excellent piece of craziness, surreal and great fun.’
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