Nincompoop

  Imagine a young Dame Edna Everage paint her orange, now put a blonde Side-Show Bob (from the Simpsons) wig on her. Breathe. It’s ok. Next give her the brightest pink tights you could imagine and the wickedest… Read More

Arvon Writing Retreat – ‘writing for radio’

   Arvon has been shrouded in mystery for some years for me, I’d heard it’s only for real writers, people who take themselves seriously. I always presumed I wasn’t quite good enough to go. How do you know… Read More

‘Have – A – Word’ – Open Mic Night. (or adults that need to play)

Adults like to play just as much as children – that’s a fact. Whether their playful nature is unlocked by downing six pints of cider and singing karaoke, or taking children to the park and swinging on the… Read More

Playwright and Dramaturg – David Lane

Creator of the invaluable resource for playwrights ‘Lane’s List’, David Lane has inspired me with his creative energy and insights. David Lane is a playwright and dramaturg currently an associate artist with The Egg Theatre. ‘Stalin’s daughter’, David’s… Read More

Writing for Radio – Paul Dodgson

Paul Dodgson is a talented writer, radio producer, composer and teacher who has written and produced extensively for the BBC in the UK. He has written fourteen radio plays for BBC radio, the latest two ‘Home’ and ‘You… Read More