Scene from 2 Act-Play Frank is dead. She cannot be seen, heard or felt by the living. She quickly becomes suitably frustrated as a couple moves into her home! Before she can shift these new arrivals, her neighbours are dying and joining her in the … Continue readingGet the Hell out of my House!
3rd-6th August 2016 at Cockpit Theatre, Camden Fringe. 23rd-24th July 2016 Apollo Theatre, Isle of Wight. 21-23rd May 2015 at Clifftown Theatre, Southend. World’s Apart In 2015 BA (Hons) World Performance was split into three groups to create 30 minute pieces each. They were each … Continue readingWhat’s the worst that could happen?
Extract from a 15 minute play. The opening pun-filled scene of Wingless, where angelic Accountant Bert is invited into a meeting with his seemingly humane Employer Mrs Windle… WINDLE is typing on her laptop in her office. The room is adorned with personal trinkets that … Continue readingWingless
Chapter from Outcast – Book Two of The Perspective Trilogy After several years of exile, Julian Issumatar returns to the Great City called Lockroy based in the Antarctic Peninsula. The white salt crunched under his boots as he paced across the steel deck. The wide … Continue readingOUTCAST – Lockroy
Chapter from Gifted – Book One of The Perspective Trilogy Dr William Hart relives the most vivid memory of his life. I breathed out heavily and the window steamed up in front of me. With my finger I wrote my name slowly through the thick … Continue readingGIFTED – Moment of Clarity
A short story for children inspired by a pair of hilarious friends who definitely deserve something bizzare written about them! This charming tale revolves around two determined boys who really love digging… One lovely summer day a family went to the beach. The sun was … Continue readingDigging to Australia – Short Story
How different forms of media are more alike than we realize… Almost an entire year ago on 29th July 2014, I wrote this blog after seeing something rather special online. I simply had to speak about it and now I finally have a forum that … Continue readingThe Last of Us: One Night Live
The Devising Festival is my most anticipated part of World Performance. For one week, we are given total freedom to create anything we wish. We can use actors from all the courses at Southend (provided they have the time to spare). We have free rehearsal … Continue readingDevising Festival 2015
The process behind giving an early script, Acquaintances, to a director and watching it grow from a distance… For the East 15 Devising Festival in 2014 I wrote a lovely little script about two mutual friends meeting at a party. At the time it had … Continue readingWhen Writing becomes like Adoption
An insight into the process behind Opaque. A 40 minute play set in-the-round in permanent blackout. Entire plays are often born from the simplest exploration. As actors, and human beings, we depend on our senses every single day. Sight. Hearing. Taste. Smell. And, yes, touch, … Continue readingActing in Darkness