original work/adaptations

ancient mariner   hiawatha

Would Anyone Who Saw the Accident… (with Terry Brady) a revue
A Quick One ‘Ere – (with Terry Brady) Musical Revue
Bricks – (with Roger Ordish) Musical Revue
Patterns – Revue
Revolution – promenade, site specific musical on Marxism
The Newcastle Shipwrights’ Play – Street Theatre in support of Eldon Square redevelopment protest.
Orgy – (book and lyrics with CP Taylor) Musical adpt. of The Bacchae
Mr.Gould’s Victorian Gothic Leicester Folksong Follies – Road Show Community Project
Numerous Community projects for Young Offenders, Prisons, Hospitals, Retirement Homes
The Canterbury Tales – (with Phil Woods)
Faust –  with Jamie Reid – a punk musical
Dracula – (with Phil Woods)
The Alternative Olympics – Street Theatre for Liverpool Garden Festival
Aladdin – (with David Buck)
Speakeasy! – Musical adaptation of Moliere’s Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme
The Hypochondriac – Musical adaptation of Moliere’s Le Malade Imaginaire
Lucy in the Sky – Musical adaptation of The Beatles Sergeant Pepper
Tommy – adaptation of The Who’s album
Orwell’s England – compilation of essays and letters. RNT and European Tour
Gielgud on Roller Skates – Street Theatre project for the RNT
A Christmas Carol – own version for Birmingham Repertory Theatre
A Christmas Carol – adaptation with Ron Moody for WTC.
Artaud on Aran – project for the Beckett Centre, Dublin
The Ginger Man – (with JP Donleavy)
The Venetian Twins – Goldoni (with Ranjit Bolt)
The Servant of Two Masters – Goldoni
Amazing Grace – (book with Mal Pope), a musical.
Elling – (with Axel Helstenius). Adaptation of Norwegian Oscar Nominated Film
Elling: Die Begegnung der Dritten Art. (With Axel Helstenius) Adaptation of Film and Novel
Jetzt oder Nie – Zeit ist Geld, stage adaptation from the film of that name


Peter Pumpkin, Cabbage and Carrots – Puppet Play
One Man Went to Mow – adaptation of La Fontaine’s fables.
Betty in Bodgerland
Billy Bodgers Magic Circus – (with John Blackmore)
Billy Bodgers Jubilee Circus – (with John Blackmore)
The Magic Drum – (with James Kirkup)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight – (with Peter Stephens)
Hiawatha – Adaptation of Longfellow’s Poem.
The Ancient Mariner – adaptation of Coleridge’s Poem
Faust – Puppet version based on the Ulm Puppet Play
Reineke Fuchs – adaptation of Goethe’s Poem
Beowolf – adaptation of the Anglo Saxon poem
God Say Amen – war and patriotism in Shakespeare for 7-11 year olds.
Micky’s Amazing Music Machine
Alice in Wonderland – double adaptation for Adults and Children
A Child’s Christmas in Wales – version with music and lyrics by Jack Herrick of the short story by Dylan Thomas