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Three more awards for When a Man Knows

Cheadle Amateur Theatrical Society were runners-up at the Quarter Finals of the Central Division of the All-England Theatre Drama Festival, also winning best director, best actor plus a nomination for best actress.They progressed to the Semi-Finals in Worcester in May.

When a Man Knows wins two drama festivals

Llandinam Drama Group’s production wins Best Overall production and Best Individual Performance trophies at the Montgomeryshire regional Round of the Drama Association of Wales One Act Drama Festival. They progressed to the Wales Final in May

Cheadle Amateur Theatrical Society’s production wins the Stoke on Trent round of the All-England Theatre Drama Festival, also taking the award for Best Director.

Austensibility raises funds for Wales Air Ambulance Charity

Two performances of Austensibility by Llandinam Drama Group in May 2017 helped to raise £500 for Wales Air Ambulance Charity.            

Change of Publisher for some plays

Four of my One Act plays ( The Worst Day of My Life, Mr Perfect, The Spy Who Came in for the Phone & When a Man Knows) previously published by New Theatre Publications, are now published by Stagescripts Ltd. Another two previously unpublished plays (Accommodation Haunted & Bright Lights) have been added to the Stagescripts Ltd catalogue. All enquires regarding scripts and performing rights should be made directly to Stagescripts Ltd. (A link to their web site appears on the synopsis page on this site for each of the six plays).  

Celebrating Jane Austen’s 200th anniversary

2017 marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen in 1817. My dramatised reading Austensibility will join the celebrations, having been chosen for private readings by Jane Austen Societies in the USA, Canada and Australia, and public performances by drama groups in Oxfordshire, Kent, West Yorkshire and Wales.

New One Act Play Bright Lights

Following its first performance by the Mercators in the S.C.D.A. One Act Festival in February 2016, my latest play is now available. It’s a caustic comedy with three substantial roles.

Austensibility

My latest Dramatised Reading, celebrating the life and works of Jane Austen and premièred at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe is now available. 

Amore - The Romantic Poets

A recent addition to my Dramatised Readings featuring three of the most famous (and sometimes infamous) poets of the early 19th century English romantic movement, Byron, Shelley and Keats.

From the première performance of Bright Lights at the Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh.
(Photo courtesy of Walter Hampson)

Llandinam Drama Group’s production of Austensibility

Llandinam Drama Group winning two trophies

Llandinam Drama Group’s happy winners!

Cheadle A.T.S. - Treble trophy winners!

Cheadle Amateur Theatrical Society - Treble Trophy Winners! Llandinam Drama Group - Austensibility Bright Lights - The Mercators