In a Handbag, Darkly
A surreal sequel to Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest.
cast: 5M* + 4F + puppeteer
* 4M is possible with doubling, but the doubled characters are frequently on stage together
Self-produced at the Edinburgh Fringe, 2012
Official Sell-Out Show
Produced by iDiom Theatre, Bellingham WA, 2015
An exploration of the dysfunctional relationship between Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. (Before it was cool!)
cast: 3M + 1F + puppeteer
Self-produced at the Edinburgh Fringe, 2009 and 2013
Official Sell-Out Show in 2013
Five productions by companies in the UK and US between 2011 and 2015
A deconstruction of the Frankenstein story in its various incarnations, performed by characters from the novel and films.
Self-produced at the Edinburgh Fringe, 2010
Published and rights-managed by Stagescripts
Two productions by companies in the UK in 2016 and 2020
A parody of the farcical stories of P. G. Wodehouse.
Self-produced at the Edinburgh Fringe, 2014
A science fiction comedy-drama in the same literary satire space as my stage plays, in which classic speculative fiction writers go on time travelling adventures and take over at least one third of one planet. The complete first season is now available.
Untrue Stories home page on simplecast (listen, read transcripts, or find more info)
Sample dialogue in which George Orwell derides H. G. Wells' tea-making ability
I have a knack for rhyming nonsense and have occasionally been published, including in Poetanoster, an anthology of poems lamenting the decommissioning of an elevator at Leicester University, and the filk music zine Xenofilkia.