It’s been just over a week since Rumpus Theatre‘s run of my play, ‘The Haunting of Exham Priory‘, came to an end. I think it’s safe to call it a success; it sold well for a play of its size (completely selling out one venue), and we had some reasonably complimentary reviews. British Theatre Guide Review … Continue reading ‘The Haunting of Exham Priory’ Postmortem
A few production photos taken during the Exham Priory tour’s appearance at the Rose Theatre, Kidderminster, where I’m told the show played to a full house.
The play that I have written will be starting a national tour in the autumn with the Rumpus Theatre Company. Opening night will be at The Hawth Theatre in Crawley on 4th October 2016. ‘The Haunting of Exham Priory’ is a Gothic Horror based on the classic short story ‘The Rats in the Walls’ by … Continue reading The Haunting of Exham Priory
Today I had the privilege of sitting in on the first rehearsals for my play, ‘The Haunting of Exham Priory’ with Rumpus Theatre Company (@RumpusTheatreCo on Twitter). It was a lot of fun to see the process of rehearsing, and very exciting to see the play finally being performed in front of me, rather than just … Continue reading Rehearsals Begin for Exham Priory
This pages contains a timeline of my previously produced plays, along with further information about each play, awards won and links to reviews. 2018 The Final Adventure of Frankie Fightwell All images © Blackshaw Theatre 2018 ‘The Final Adventure of Frankie Fightwell’ is a dark comedy about principles, money, and the importance of family. Stuart is … Continue reading Theatre
Over the past few months I’ve spent more and more time talking about my new play, ‘The Final Adventure of Frankie Fightwell’. Now, I’m pleased to announce that the dates are set and tickets are now on sale! If you came to see my last play, ‘The Haunting of Exham Priory’, then…well, this is something … Continue reading The Final Adventure of Frankie Fightwell – Tickets On Sale Now!
‘The Haunting of Exham Priory‘, the play that I’ve been working on with Rumpus Theatre Company finally opened on Tuesday of this week. After so much work it was a real thrill to see it all come together. Although I’d been there for the first rehearsals, I hadn’t seen the dress rehearsals so I was seeing … Continue reading Of Nyarlathotep and Azathoth
I’ve just been trying to write a few lines of background about HP Lovecraft and ‘The Haunting of Exham Priory’ for the show program. It wasn’t easy to put everything succinctly, but this is what I came up with… Howard Philip Lovecraft was a 20th century American horror writer, most famous for his short stories … Continue reading Summing-up Lovecraft