The Turning Season: DDR-Oberliga Revisited is published by Pitch Publishing (October 2020)

The Turning Season

Signed copies available at Bookseller Crow

More details here: Meet the author: The Turning Season

Edgar & Adolf, a novel co-written with Phil Earle will be published in January 2021 (Oxford University Press & Barrington Stoke)

Elterwater, a play about Kurt Schwitters


A piece for The Observer on Berlin

A piece for Shakespeare’s Globe on the Voter’s Choice tour

Twistov – produced by Teatro Vivo with Dash Arts

A BIT ABOUT ME                                                                        -g3ypv5

I’m a writer and actor.

I studied Drama at Hull University – leaving with an M.Phil for a thesis on Shakespeare’s clowns & fools (1998) – and trained as an actor at ArtsEd, London (2001)

Here’s my Spotlight CV

I’ve written for The Guardian and The Observer and write regularly for theatre.

Guardian profile

I wrote Twistov for Teatro Vivo and Dash Arts, co-wrote a new promenade version of Homer’s Odyssey and was the writer for the Royal Court Five Day Play programme in 2012.  My play Voice is published in Brand.  For more see Theatre Writing

I’ve written regularly for The Transmitter and for a variety of other places.  See Articles

I write poems too.

Thanks for taking the time to look at Duck Song.

Header image: Jim Wileman  (Oystercatchers: strolling theatre / Red Herring Productions).  That’s me in the distance, working hard!

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