Current Projects

Stars Are Fire - by Francesca Waite, for Monkeywood Theatre (Director) - The Lowry, 17th and 19th January, then touring Mr Seels Garden - Show and Tell - (Director) - The Bluecoat, Liverpool, 27th January The Secret Life of You and Me - Lowri Evans (Dramaturg) - The Lowry, 31st January and 1st February The [...]

The Month Ahead – November / December

Revisiting Stars Are Fire which will be performed as part of Re:Play 2013 at The Lowry. Working in Liverpool on Memories of Mr Seel's Garden to create a performance inspired by stories collected as part of the project, to be performed at The Bluecoat in January 2012. Supporting Lowri Evans on the development of her [...]

The Month Ahead – October

October is set to be a busy month. Here's a taster of what I'll be doing: Continuing my work for Manchester Literature Festival developing a children and young people's programme for them. My personal highlights of the festival include Ulf Stark, Michael Chabon, Patrick Gale and Inua Ellams. Fact finding visits to Wakefield and Kendal [...]

Making Work With Young People As Artists and Collaborators

Kindness and empathy are the basis of everything. Don't be afraid to be the leader when you need to be - sometimes the security that this gives is just what is needed. Play from people's strengths. Use this to build confidence and security. This will be the starting point to make things that are really interesting. Make sure all your starting points are [...]