Simone grows up believing she was abandoned by her father, a Chinese seaman, but when she finds a photo of him signed 'with love', she realizes she must search for him.
A three minute film commissioned by Lime Pictures/Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse for Channel 4’s ‘3 minute wonder’ series, to coincide with a season celebrating Charles Darwin.
A new work-in-progress play for young people.
A new work-in-progress exploring the Syrian revolution.
A new work combining poetry, live music, storytelling and film by Tim Brunsden to create a new work inspired by The Mersey Sound, and specifically poet Adrian Henri.
Narvik is a play where music and words meet, creating a patchwork of memory and dream, truth and fantasy. Inspired by tales of Naval veterans, Narvik brings to life a powerful story of love, guilt, heroism and betrayal.
An adaptation of her radio drama about a woman pushed to extremes by debt.
Currently under commission to the National Theatre of England to write a 45 minute play with songs for young people set in Norway during WWII for their NT Connections programme.
Twenty minute play commissioned for Light and Shadow, a night of political theatre in response to Tennessee Williams’ Orpheus Descending at the Royal Exchange Theatre.
A full length comic play co-written with Alice Birch, Ben Ellis, Matt Hartley and Rex Obano.
A full length play for adults about travel, trauma and memory devised with the company, commissioned and produced by Trestle Theatre Company. The production toured the UK from September-December 2011.
A full length play for adults produced in the Liverpool Playhouse Studio in October 2011 with a further three week run at Theatre 503 in November 2011. The play was short listed for the 2010 Susan Smith Blackburn award, an international prize for female playwrights.
Currently developing a full length play originally commissioned by Druid Theatre Company, Galway, inspired by true events of the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin. The piece received a rehearsed reading in Galway University in November 2010 and a further reading at Studio Theatre, Washington USA in March 2011.
Three fifteen minute plays developed for Cardboard Citizens Theatre Company, for a forum theatre tour around hostels and community centres Oct-Dec 2010.
A full length play set amongst the poor of Liverpool in 1854, commissioned by the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse
One of four writers commissioned by the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse to co-write a piece of verbatim theatre exploring attitudes to the street sex industry in Liverpool. A full length play for an adult audience. Published by Josef Weinberger. Winner of the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award 2006. Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, March 2006/ Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, August 2006.
Anthology piece for Liverpool Cathedral.
Drama series based on the life of Malta's top investigative reporter.
A Liverpool ghost story in the afternoon drama slot, as part of the series ‘Take me To’.
Radio drama about a woman pushed to extremes by her debt.
A five part series for Woman’s based on the true story of murdered Russian journalist, Anna Politkovskaya.
A five part series for Woman’s Hour dramatised from the real diaries of a WWII prisoner of war.
A 15 minute radio play in the Fact to Fiction strand, reflecting on the plight of journalists in Syria.
An adaptation of the classic novel by Somerset Maugham for a five part series on Woman’s Hour.
A half hour psychological horror for the series, ‘Weird Tales’.
A 15 minute radio play in the Fact to Fiction strand, reflecting on the current financial crisis in Ireland.
A 45 minute radio play with songs for the afternoon play slot, adapted from an original TV script by Ian La Frenais and Dick Clement.
A ten minute essay on the theme of growing up in a coastal location. Broadcast as part of the essay series, “Land, Sea and Sky”.
One of nine short plays within, “Postcards from a Cataclysm”, a 45 minute afternoon play involving a number of collaborators.
A 45 minute radio play with songs for the afternoon play slot.
A 45 minute radio play for the afternoon play slot.
A reworking of the verbatim material gathered for the stage play Death On Upper Duke Street