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.

London (Greater London)


Act of Union. Soho Poly and Action Space.1980

Herself Alone. Old Red Lion.1981

Soldiers. Old Red Lion and York & Albany.1981

James Joyce and the Israelites. Lyric Theatre and First International Festival of Jewish Theatre, Tel Aviv.1982

Tout. RSC/Barbican.1984

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