The Maternal Instinct: Overview
Directing/Producing / The Maternal Instinct [2013]

The Maternal Instinct: Overview

The poster for The Maternal Instinct, designed by Chris Hislop.  “an intriguing piece of theatre that will have you talking for days” (The Public Reviews) “strong, convincing performances” (The Argus) RUNNER UP for BEST NEW PLAY (New Writing South, Brighton Fringe 2013) I was approached to direct Monica Bauer’s The Maternal Instinct for the Brighton … Continue reading / Review / Writing: Journalism

Brou-ha-noir: Bane at Soho Theatre (****)

Joe Bone’s incredibly successful one-man-and-a-guitarist show about noir detective Bruce Bane has been a hit all over the UK, from Brighton to Edinburgh, and his performance of all 3 one-hour segments at the Soho Theatre was a sight to behold. This must be about the fifth time I’ve seen Bane – Joe Bone’s film-noir pastiche … Continue reading

Bon Mot / Writing: Blog


[bon mot] is a new type of article: a rumination on a word, based around etymology, trivial knowledge and the like; a collection of bon mots. As the Brighton Fringe begins (in shrouded circumstances) tonight, and I’ve started receiving those Edinburgh phone calls (Can you help me with this venue? Are you still selling ads … Continue reading