Plays in development

 
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THE SHIRES

A young woman from a small left-behind rural town, Perry (19), is lost and drifting. It's a year since her dad's death and she spends most of her time hanging around The Shires, the local shopping centre, drinking cider and smoking dope with her rightwing mate Spencer. When she strikes up an unlikely friendship with Graham the Carry-Bag-Man, a local character who usually speaks to no one, Spencer isn't happy – he has it in for Graham, and for some other people in the town. But could the weird old man be Perry’s saviour? 

The play is about losing your way and finding it again; it's about small-town life and the left behind; and it's about grief and loss (in all its forms). 

 
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LIFEFORCE

Alex has a lot to live for: his friendship with his flat mate Serena, his lovely mum, his passion for Bake Off, his budding stand-up career and his fledgling romance with the beautiful Barista from Pret. So why has he taken an overdose and is in hospital, with a medical team fighting for his life? Will he survive and does he even want to?

 

In this single-hander he tells us his story, as we find out how he got to this frightening point in his life.

 
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OFFSHORE

A troubled young man standing on a cold deserted beach stares out at the uninviting sea and spots something magical out there. What is it he sees?

This three-hander is about loss, longing, mental health and about the mystery of the natural world.

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PURE

Is there any issue more critical to our future than how we continue to abuse our planet?

 

Set in the near future, when yet another pandemic is sweeping the globe, Cass and Mathew are unique; they are immune to the infection. So why have the authorities locked them up?

 

PURE is a love story and a cautionary tale. It's about humankind's toxic relationship with the planet and asks the question: can this relationship continue indefinitely, or will the planet fight back?