I am a playwright and poet. I specialise in family plays and write extensively for and with young people. I undertake writing residencies and workshops across all ages. I am based in Bristol and work primarily across the south-west, but also with strong connections to the Midlands.
Creation a play based on the Mysteries & creation stories Junior TV Workshop, July 2006.
Stone Soup, a play for children, mac, Spring 2005 & national tour.
Playwright In Residence Midlands Arts Centre 2004-5.
The Mystery Of Father Brown Summer 2000.
Christmas Shows at the Worcester Swan Theatre 1996-2003 include:
Pinocchio, Robin Hood, A Christmas Carol, Beauty & the Beast, Treasure Island
Plays for young people in local theatres’ repertory include: Mrs Blossom’s Magic Cakes, The Dancing Bear, The Voice Thief, William & the Pirates
Member of Art\Write specialising in writing in response to art: Apothecary poems 2018
Poetry on Loan commissions 2011-18
Art In The Heart poems for anthology (co-editor) published Oct 2013
Contributor Born To Giggle Poems For Children anthology 2012
Poetry commissions for Lakeside Lyrics, Barber Institute Oct 2010 & Sculptural Stanzas 2011. Writer In Residence Barber Institute Autumn 2011
Writer In Residence New Art Gallery Walsall & poems commissioned for DVD-Rom 2009
Publications: Poetry Postcards (2011), Wrap Yourself Up (Winter 2010) Wake Up! (Salford Pocketbooks), Nursery Verse. Poems on display BBC Mailbox Autumn 2008, Winner, Poetry Goes Public competition 2006
Editor of anthologies of Young People’s Writing from Birmingham Secondary schools 2006-10
Many school and public poetry performances, including Wenlock Poetry Festival, Birmingham Book Festival, Stratford Poetry Festival, Tamworth Festival, Poetry In The Park Worcester
Childrens writing, Poetry, Theatre
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