CV

TRAINING

Manchester Polytechnic School of Theatre – Diploma in Theatre *with Commendation [equivalent to a 2:1 degree], 1987-1990

THEATRE – DIRECTOR : Full Productions

SPARKS by Simon Longman. Revival produced by Upper Hand Theatre Company.
Jack Studio Theatre, 2024

WHAT I REALLY THINK OF MY HUSBAND – THOMAS HARDY AND HIS WIVES by David Pinner. Premiere produced by Sarah Lawrie for And Tomorrow Theatre Company.
Golden Goose Theatre, 2023

SEVEN AND A HALF YEARS by Mark Glentworth. National tour of the new version produced by MMGMUSIC Productions.
Etcetera Theatre, 2023
Applecart Arts, 2023
Rotunda Theatre at Buxton Festival Fringe, 2023
Greater Manchester Fringe at Salford Arts Theatre, 2023 *OffFest nomination from Off West End
Bitesize Festival at Riverside Studios, 2023
Alma Tavern & Theatre, Bristol, 2023
The Indie Summer Festival at Etcetera Theatre, 2023
Rotunda Theatre at Brighton Fringe, 2023
Hastings Theatre Festival / Hastings Fringe, Stables Theatre & Arts Centre, 2023

STILL HERE by Mari Lloyd. Premiere produced by 20 South Street.
Jack Studio Theatre, 2023 *Standing Ovation Nomination from London Pub Theatres
R&D supported by Arts Council England, Liverpool, 2022

WHAT’S DRIVING YOU? by A G Anderson. Premiere produced by Blueberry Goose Theatre Group.
Applecart Arts, 2023

SEVEN AND A HALF YEARS by Mark Glentworth. Revival produced by MMGMUSIC Productions.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2022
Chelmsford Fringe Festival, 2022
Jack Studio Theatre, 2022

A VOICE by Anne Bertreau. Festival Tour produced by YOSIS.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2019
Brighton Fringe, 2019

DESIRE by Josep Maria Benet i Jornet, translated by Sharon G. Feldman. UK Premiere produced by 20 South Street.
White Bear Theatre, 2010

TAPE by Stephen Belber. Revival produced by Yaller Skunk Theatre Company.
Old Red Lion Theatre, 2010

BURN by Andy McQuade. Premiere co-directed with Timothy Hughes, produced by Second Skin Theatre.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2009

IN MY NAME by Steven Hevey. Off-West End transfer with Adeel Akhtar, James Alexandrou, Ray Panthaki and Kevin Watt produced by Yaller Skunk Theatre Company.
Trafalgar Studios 2, 2008 *One of the FIVE BEST PLAYS in London, Evening Standard

REMEMBERING YOU LIKE SOMETHING I’D FORGOTTEN by Louise Buchler. Revival co-directed with Hazel Barnes, produced by Weaver Hughes Ensemble and the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg.
National Arts Festival, Makhanda, South Africa, 2008

THIN TOES by Laura Stevens. Premiere produced by Weaver Hughes Ensemble.
Pleasance London, 2008

PEELED OVER by The Laughter Unit. Sketch comedy show produced by The Laughter Unit and Weaver Hughes Ensemble.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2007

REMEMBERING YOU LIKE SOMETHING I’D FORGOTTEN by Louise Buchler. Premiere co-directed with Hazel Barnes, produced by Weaver Hughes Ensemble and the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg.
National Arts Festival, Makhanda, South Africa, 2007

IT’S A GIRL! by John Burrows. Revival produced by Wonderland Theatre and Weaver Hughes Ensemble.
Bucharest Festival of International Theatre, Romania, 2007

THEATRE – PRODUCER : Full Productions

STILL HERE by Mari Lloyd. Premiere produced by 20 South Street.
Jack Studio Theatre, 2023 *Standing Ovation Nomination from London Pub Theatres
R&D supported by Arts Council England, Liverpool, 2022

DESIRE by Josep Maria Benet i Jornet, translated by Sharon G. Feldman. UK Premiere produced by 20 South Street.
White Bear Theatre, 2010

REMEMBERING YOU LIKE SOMETHING I’D FORGOTTEN by Louise Buchler. Revival co-directed with Hazel Barnes, produced by Weaver Hughes Ensemble and the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg.
National Arts Festival, Makhanda, South Africa, 2008

THIN TOES by Laura Stevens. Premiere produced by Weaver Hughes Ensemble.
Pleasance London, 2008

REMEMBERING YOU LIKE SOMETHING I’D FORGOTTEN by Louise Buchler. Premiere co-directed with Hazel Barnes, produced by Weaver Hughes Ensemble and the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg.
National Arts Festival, Makhanda, South Africa, 2007

IT’S A GIRL! by John Burrows. Revival produced by Wonderland Theatre and Weaver Hughes Ensemble.
Bucharest Festival of International Theatre, Romania, 2007

THEATRE – DIRECTOR : New Writing Workshops, Rehearsed Readings and Scratch Nights

CROW by Kelly Long. Staged performance of a new play in development.
Hatch & Scratch at Golden Goose Theatre, 2024

PESSOA. MY-SELF. I. by Tim Stubbs Hughes. R&D workshop.
Maria Studio at the Young Vic Theatre, 2023

THE BOX by Brian Coyle. R&D workshop.
Rosemary Branch Theatre, 2023.

SHADOW LIVES by Brian Coyle. R&D workshop.
Actors East, 2023.

LITTLE THINGS by Laurel Green. Staged performance of a new 10-minute play.
Rapid Write Response at Theatre503, 2021

PESSOA. MY-SELF. I. by Tim Stubbs Hughes. Staged performance of a new play in development.
Scratch at the Jack Studio Theatre, 2020

DUCKS by Hannah Kennedy. Staged performance of a new play in development.
IGNITE by Sparkhaus Theatre, 2019

SKYBRIDGE by Andrew Bruce-Lockhart. Staged performance of a new play in development.
Scratch at the Jack Studio Theatre, 2019

YO by Beverly Andrews. Rehearsed Reading.
New Work Upstairs at The Nell, 2010

ONE SEPTEMBER NIGHT by Beverly Andrews. Staged performance of a new one-act play.
Lost Theatre One-Act Festival, 2010

UP FRONT by Laura Stevens. Workshop and Rehearsed Reading.
Arch 79 Studio, 2009

A SENSE OF BELONGING by Alexandra Denye. Workshop and Rehearsed Reading.
Phoenix Writers Group, 2009

SINGLE NUMBERS ONLY by Marcus Reeves. Rehearsed Reading.
Kings Head Theatre, 2009

TAP DANCING by Nick Harrop. Staged performance of a new play in development.
Writers Ensemble at Theatre503, 2008

THE STATION CHIEF by Richard Appleby. Staged performance of a new play in development.
Writers Ensemble at Theatre503, 2008

THIN TOES by Laura Stevens. Staged rehearsed reading.
Oval House Studio, 2007

SHORT FILM – DIRECTOR

TO WOMB IT MAY CONCERN by Georgia Lovell. An original short film produced by 20 South Street and Grey Swan, 2023

A CLEAN SLATE by Marcus Reeves. An original short film co-produced by Reeves Corner and 20 South Street, 2021

CHICKEN by Lin Coghlan. An original short film for CONNECT produced by the Jack Studio Theatre, 2020

RAY AND DOREEN by Mel Pennant. An original short film for CONNECT produced by the Jack Studio Theatre, 2020

SHORT FILM – LINE PRODUCER

ANASTASIS by Simon Laurence Doyle. An original short film produced by SendCake Films, 2024

JOINT ARTISTIC DIRECTOR of Weaver Hughes Ensemble – Full Productions

The Six Wives of Timothy Leary by Philip de Gouveia. Premiere: Etcetera Theatre, 2007, Riverside Studios and Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2008

Fanny and Faggot by Jack Thorne. London Premiere directed by Steve Keyworth: Finborough Theatre, 2007

Valparaiso by Don DeLillo. UK Premiere directed by Jack McNamara: Old Red Lion Theatre, 2006

Etta Jenks by Marlane Gomard Meyer. Revival directed by Ché Walker with Daniela Nardini and Clarke Peters: Finborough Theatre, 2005

Achidi J’s Final Hours by Amy Evans. Premiere directed by Ché Walker: Finborough Theatre, 2004

English Journeys by Steve Waters. Revival: Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2003

The Smashed Blue Hills by Dominic Francis. Premiere: New End Theatre, 2002

Solace by Rhiannon Tise. Premiere: Southwark Playhouse, 1999

Sara by Patrick Miles a new version of Chekhov’s Ivanov. Premiere: Bridewell Theatre, 1999

Unlucky for Some by Paul Tucker. Premiere: Southwark Playhouse, 1998

The Silent Time by Rhiannon Tise. Premiere: Brockley Jack Theatre, 1997

WRITER

Hamlet our brother. A version of Shakespeare’s Hamlet for one actor, premiere produced by 20 South Street at Jack Studio Theatre, 2016

Summer. Adapted from the novel by Edith Wharton, premiere produced by 20 South Street at Jack Studio Theatre, 2012

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Associate Director. Broken Hearted Youth, South London-based young people’s company, 2022 to date

Literary Associate. Jack Studio Theatre, 2019 to date; becoming Artistic Associate in 2021

Member of Genesis Network. Young Vic Creators Program, 2007 to date

Attended the first international workshop on the methodology of Robert Lepage hosted by Aleksandar Dundjerovic at Manchester University in 2006