Rupert Creed

Hull based writer specialising in community theatre and documentary plays.

Director of the Centre for Contemporary Storytelling

Associate Artist of Hull Truck Theatre and Director of their community theatre makers group 'Act 111' (2014-2020)

Founder Director of Remould Theatre Company (1981-96) -Ace funded small scale touring and community theatre company

Graduate of Hull University Drama Department.


'The Mick Ronson Story-Turn and Face the Strange' published by McNidder & Grace Sep 2022. Co-written with Garry Burnett. A must have book for fans of Mick Ronson and David Bowie - the Spider from Hull who lit up the fabulous Ziggy Stardust shows with his dazzling guitar playing and powerful stage presence. This is Mick Ronson’s story. And it begins in his home-town of Hull.

''Made in Hull' - the opening event of Hull City of Culture 2017 (Director Sean McAllister. Producer Niccy Halifax)

'Turn and Face the Strange' (with Garry Burnett) - the story of Mick Ronson. Commissioned by Hull City of Culture. (Freedom Centre Aug 2017, Hull Truck Theatre Feb 2018, April 2019 & Sep 2021)

'Turning the Tide'- the story of Hull's 1968 Triple Trawler Tragedy and the fishermen's wives campaign for safety. Hull Truck 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018.


Verbatim Documentary Dramas:

‘Every Time it Rains’- 2009- Hull Truck Theatre Company

'The Northern Trawl' (with Jim Hawkins) –Hull Truck 2000 / Remould Theatre 1985

'The Greatest Story Ever Sold' (with Tim Haunton) – 1993- Remould Theatre

'Making Faces' – 1991- Remould Theatre

'Street Beat' (with Peter Spafford) – 1990- Remould Theatre

'The Care Takers' – 1989- Remould Theatre

'Steeltown' – 1988- Remould Theatre

'Close to the Bone' (with Mary Cooper)- 1987- Remould Theatre

Community Plays:

‘Drummer Hodge’- Dorchester Town Play - 2014

‘Fire from Heaven’ - Dorchester Town Play- 2002

'Come Hell or High Water' (with Richard Hayhow)-Bridlington Town Play -1995

'Reap the Whirlwind' - Howden Town Play- 1988

Youth Theatre Plays:

'Defiance' - (with Tom Bellerby & Lydia Marchant)- Hull Truck Theatre Company March 2017

‘Slavers’ – Hull Truck Theatre Company Aug 2007

Childrens Plays:

'The Battle for Bucket Manor' (with Averil Coult) - 1986

'The Time Travellers of Transylvania' (with Averil Coult & Andy Andrews) - 1985

'The Pirates of Atlantis' (with Averil Coult) - 1984

'Eric of the Round Table' (with Averil Coult) - 1983

'The Black & White Rainbow' (with Averil Coult) - 1981


‘The Peoples War’ – BBC GMR -2005

'Take the Money! Open the Box!' - BBC Radio 4 series- 1995

'Turning the Tide' - BBC Radio 4 Feature- 1994


'Turn and Face the Strange-the Story of Mick Ronson' (McNidder & Grace 2022)

‘The Street of Birds & Shadows’ (Ad Hoc Publishing 2013)

'Turning the Tide' (Back Door Press 1998)

'People Make Plays' (ed. Pam Dellar. Highgate Publications 1992)

'Steeltown' (Hutton Press 1990)

'The Northern Trawl' (Hutton Press 1986)

Books, Radio, Theatre