I’ve just completed the screenplay for the animated feature film, The Glassworker, for Mano Animation Studios, Pakistan, story by Unman Riaz and Moya O'Shea, based on an original story by Usman Riaz. Mano are doing wonderful hand drawn animation and the film is in production, to be released in 2021.
Best International Screenplay - Canberra Short Film Festival 2018, Winner Best of the Fest - Triforce Short Film Festival 2018, Winner - Earl’s Court Short Film Festival 2018, East End Film Festival Nominee 2018, South Social Film Festival 2019, Sydney Indie Film Festival 2017, Manchester International Film Festival 2017, Encounters Short Film Festival 2017, Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017.
It stars Sir Lenny Henry, Colin Salmon, Wunmi Mosaku, Sylvestre Le Touzel, Arinzé Kene, Fatima Koroma and Eunice Olumide and was directed by Christiana Ebohon-Green, produced by Fiona Gillies and Michael Mueller, Executive Produced by Celine Haddad with music by Justine Barker...
You can see the film I wrote, Some Sweet Oblivious Antidote, directed by Christiana Ebohon-Green and produced by Fiona Gilles and Michael Mueller on Saturday 3rd March at 1pm at the Manchester Film Festival. It stars Sir Lenny Henry, Colin Salmon, Wunmi Mosaku, Sylvestre Le Touzel and Arinzé Kene.
The short film I wrote Some Sweet Oblivious Antidote funded by Creative England/BFI is all finished! It was produced by Fiona Gillies and Michael Mueller, Executive Produced by Celine Haddad, directed by Christiana Ebohon and stars Sir Lenny Henry, Colin Salmon, Wunmi Mosaku, Sylvestre Le Touzel, Arinzé Kene, Fatima Koroma and Eunice Olumide...
Sydney Indie Film Festival, 18 - 20 September 2017...
Aesthetica Short Film Festival, 8 - 12 November 2017...
My adaptation of Jules Verne's 'Journey to the Centre of the Earth' recently went to air in the Classic Serial slot on BBC Radio 4. It was directed and produced by Tracey Neale and stars Stephen Critchlow, Joel MacCormack and Gudmundur Ingi Thorvaldsson.
The pilot I wrote for The Illuminated Film Company's new animated series Caiman was shown at Cartoon Forum Sept 13-16 and at MIPJunior October 15-16
My latest radio play, 'Snake' starring Harry Richardson (Poldark), Elizabeth Tan (Coronation Street), Richard Dillane (Wolf Hall) and directed and produced by Tracey Neale was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 September 8, 2017
My script Some Sweet Oblivious Antidote has been shortlisted in the Film London Shakespeare's Sister Short Film Initiative http://filmlondon.org.uk/news/2015/december/sir_kenneth_branagh_announced_as_patron_for_shakespeare_on_screen_programme
My six part comedy serial, Kalangadog Junction, is being repeated on Radio 4 Extra . It's about a doctor and his wife who emigrate to Australia and stars Caroline Quentin, John Duttine, Niall Ashdown, Toby Longworth, Brian Bowles, Joanna Monro, Julie Gibbs, Moya O'Shea and the fabulous June Whitfield.
I have written an episode of the fabulous, new animated series 'The Floogals' for The Foundation and Sprout/NBCUniversal. My episode Project Sleepover went to air in the US February 5th 2016 http://www.sproutonline.com/shows/floogals
I'm thrilled to have been commissioned to write the pilot for 'Couture' a new TV drama serial produced by Richard Price Television Associates.
My Afternoon Play 'Super Chief' directed and produced by Tracey Neale was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on the 17th of October at 2.15pm. It stars Steve Toussaint, Alex Lanipekin, Morgan Deare, Laurel Lefkow, Steve Hartley, Samantha Dakin and Damian Lynch.
Super Chief Reviews - Pick of the Week - Radio 4, Pick of the Day in the Daily Mail, The Times, The Independent, The Telegraph, Herald Scotland, Radio Times, Saturday Mail ( four stars), Saturday Telegraph, Saturday Times, Saturday Independent, Sunday Observer.
I have recently been writing on the animated series “Toot The Tiny Tugboat” made by Lupus Films for Channel 5 and also wrote an epsiode of “The Floogals" for The Foundation and Sprout/NBCUniversal to be broadcast in 2015.
My radio comedy “Digging For Victory” starring Don Gilet, Cathy Murphy and Christine Lohr of Downton Abbey and directed by Tracey Neale was repeated on BBC Radio 4, Wednesday 1 April 2015. It was BBC Radio 4 Drama Of The Week.
If you missed it you can catch on iPlayer until April 30...
My serial 'The Chocolate Lovers' Club' starring Paula Wilcox, Eleanor Bron, Sylvia Sims, Carolyn Pickles, Helena Breck and Ray Lonnen is on BBC Radio 4 Extra Monday 7th - Friday 11th of January 2013 at 2pm. All episodes are repeated on Sunday 13th from 6am.
Just in case you've managed to miss my radio play 'Theo' starring the amazing Martin Jarvis the last twenty times (truly!) it's been on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 4 Extra, you can catch it Sunday 2nd December on BBC Radio 4 Extra at 1.30pm...
Or if you miss it (again!) on iPlayer...
My two part radio adaptation of Edna Ferber's 'Show Boat' starring Lysette Anthony and Samantha Spiro and directed by Tracey Neale premiered on BBC Radio 4 Extra on Monday 12th of November and Tuesday 13th of November.
My radio comedy “Digging For Victory” starring Don Gilet, Cathy Murphy and Christine Lohr and directed by Tracey Neale was broadcast on BBC Radio 4, Wednesday 13th of June at 2.15pm.
It was named BBC Radio 4 Drama Of The Week.
I have written three episodes of the animated series "Tree Fu Tom" starring David Tennant and Sophie Aldred broadcast on Cbeebies and BBC2.
With the 100th Anniversary of the sinking of RMS Titanic coming up, my radio play 'CQD' directed by Tracey Neale is being repeated on BBC Radio 4 Extra on Sunday 15th of April at 13.30 and Monday 16 of April at 03.30. The play has a ghostly theme which involves the great liner.
My radio serial 'The Chocolate Lovers' Club' is being repeated on BBC Radio 4 Extra Monday 2 April - Friday 6 April at 14:00. There is an omnibus edition on the 8th at 06:00 and 12:00. It stars Eleanor Bron, Sylvia Sims, Paula Wilcox, Helena Breck and Carolyn Pickles and was directed by Tracey Neale...
My play, "Room Service Included", directed by Andy de la Tour has just finished a six week run at The Mill At Sonning starring Jo Herbert, Nick Waring, Frank Scantori and Juliet Vaughan Turner.