Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Educated at St Mary's Christian Brothers Grammar School. Active member of N.I Civil Rights Movement and People's Democracy before reading English, Drama and Education at Manchester where he qualified as a teacher.
Moved to London and taught at the Jews Free School 1974-78.
Still lives in London. Taught on the English Literature Programme at Southampton Solent University.(Shakespeare, European Drama and 2oth century literature) 1995- 2021.
James Joyce and the Israelites. Lyric Theatre and First International Festival of Jewish Theatre, Tel Aviv.1982
North. Cockpit Theatre.1984
Mary's Men. Drill Hall Theatre.1984
Gombeen. Air Gallery. 1985
The Spanish Play. Place Theatre. 1986
The German Connection. Young Vic.1986
The Murphy Girls. Drill Hall. 1988
Mary Maginn. Drill Hall.1990
Hypatia. National Theatre Studio.1994
Dead Faces Laugh. Old Red Lion.1998
Life After Life. Old Red Lion.2000
Diaspora Jigs. Old Red Lion.2001
Murder in Bridport. Old Red Lion. 2002
Waiting for the Angels. Old Red Lion.2002
Landscapes After Exile. Lyric Studio. 2006
The Beautiful Nun. RADA and Solent University.2008
Fear, Misery and Laughter. Old Red Lion. 2010
Spinoza/The Light Upon the Candle. Old Red Lion.2010
The Star in the Cross. Rehearsed reading at Bush Theatre.2012
After Paris. Rosemary Branch Theatre.2016
I AM OF IRELAND. Old Red Lion Theatre. 2018.
Books, Film, Radio, Television, Theatre
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