Notebook

PUBLICATIONS AND PRODUCTIONS

List of recent credits

Fiction:

Winner 'Nonsuch Place as This' Short story in City of Stories anthology 2018

Short Stories at Jukebox Stories, Poetry Cafe and Bloomsbury Festival, 'What's the Offside Rule?' World Cup Tapes radio broadcast Radio 5Live

Urban Fantasy website showcase 'The Reluctant Exorcist' short story

Poetry/flash: 

Harpy - a collection of prose/poetry shorts, Palewell Press 2020

Stand By Your Nan - a collection of memoir poetry/prose poems 2018

The Strangest Sandwich - a collection of children's comic verse, longlisted CLiPPA 2016

Publications and productions

Writer/performer show ‘Stand By Your Nan’ tour with Arts Council England funding 2017-18.

Cafe Ruby sitcom – BBC Comedy Writer’s Room

 ‘an entertaining and characterful sitcom filled with English eccentrics…..well-written and consistently amusing with some memorable characters’ 

Gagged - full length play showcased as part of Emerge at Birmingham Rep

The Lighthouse - stage play at  Birmingham University Allardyce Nicholl Studio

Clouds - stage play rehearsed reading with Net Curtains theatre company.


Finalist  – Writer/performer ‘So You Think You Write Funny’ with sitcom ‘Aquarius Cafe’ at Edinburgh Fringe 2016 Sitcom Trials

‘Moving Here’ Short films written for Birmingham History Galleries on permanent exhibition.

Broadcast credits :

4am Cab podcast : Svetlana comedy sketch series in six episodes

Comedy writing credits on BBC Newsjack, Radio 4 Extra series 2012, 2015, 2017

BBC Radio 5 Live ‘What’s the Offside Rule?’ part of World Cup Tapes

Commissioned : Comedy animation sketches, Zubox TV : Internet tv channel

Investment funding from Screen WM: Feature Screenplay ‘Soulmates’

Funded by Arts Council England :  Blossom Theatre, Avatar Live!, Recycled Puppet Show on tour (children’s theatre), The Loneliness of Mrs Lint (radio), Stand By Your Nan (poetry pilot and tour) 

Radio: The Ramblings of Mary Read, developed with BBC Radio, developed with Radio drama  producer, broadcast 2018 Shoestring Theatre (USA), War of the Worlds Sutton rewritten - adaptation  (East Cheam Radio), Sweat Shop (produced sketch show podcast for Creative Partnerships, Newsjack Radio 4 Extra (3 series), World Cup Tapes, Radio 5 Live. 

Qualifications: MPhil Playwriting Studies from University of Birmingham/ BA Hons Drama from University of Manchester

 
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