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Theatre for other audiences 
   
THEATRE FOR OLDER AUDIENCES

Scarlet Ribbons Cast 3 (2m/1w): 50 minutes
An old woman’s final days in the company of a teenage housebreaker, Nat King Cole and a bottle of single malt. Commissioned and produced by Oxfordshire Theatre Company 2008, directed by Darren Cheek. Winner of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award.

Housewives’ Choice Cast 3 (1m/2w): 50 minutes
Bitter-sweet tale of delayed marital consummation against the background of coronation day with songs from the 1950s. Jointly commissioned and produced by Oxfordshire and Forest Forge Theatre Companies 2005, directed by David Haworth.

My Foolish Heart Cast 3 (1m/2w): 50 minutes
Comic boy-meets-girl story set just after World War II with songs from the 1940’s. Jointly commissioned and produced by Oxfordshire and Forest Forge Theatre Companies 2004, directed by Sean Aita.

THEATRE FOR ADULTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

Leap In The Dark Cast 4 (2m/2w): 60 minutes
Love story with songs by Paula Gardiner. Commissioned and produced by Hijinx Theatre, Cardiff 1997, directed by Gaynor Lougher.

OPERA FOR YOUNGER / FAMILY AUDIENCES

The Magic Flute Cast 5 (3 singers/2 actor-musicians): 50 minutes
Adaptation of the Mozart opera for small foces and young audiences written with Dominic Harlan. Commissioned by Glyndebourne Education and produced by The Brighton Festival. Subsequent tour / Glyndebourne Festival Theatre run 2009. Revival 2010. 

RADIO / AUDIO

The Falling Sky
A downloadable audio version of my own rural drama, starring Stephanie Cole, Julian Glover and Amanda Root, and directed by Daniel Buckroyd for New Perspectives Theatre Company.

The Ghost of Thomas Kempe

Abridgement of Penelope Lively's novel. Radio 4, 1992 &1994, directed by Martin Jameson.


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