I’m a freelance musician and writer based in Oxford, UK. Please use the menu to find out about my work, and drop me a line if you’d like to know more—follow the link to the Contact page to find my e-mail address.
BECCA - My musical soulmate and dear friend Rebecca Allison (who performed as Rebecca Martin) died suddenly and unexpectedly on 21st March 2016. Here are two tracks to remind us of her beautiful voice.
CAN I HAVE SOME MORE? - Songs, movement, dialogue and drawings—all part of my 'Discover Oliver' workshop at the Cornerstone in Didcot, which culminated in a performance by 14 7- to 9-year-olds for their parents.
ARK - Grab your spacesuit and join the first colonists of a new planet in a new sci-fi musical by me and Matt Winkworth …
FLOURISHING PRACTICE - A Night At The Theatre begins a course of Dance for Dementia workshops, co-led with dancer Rhonda Sparrey as part of the FLOURISH programme of arts for people with dementia.
LOOM TO THE MOON - A magical musical, written with and starring magician Simon Says, is due to tour schools and children's wards to raise awareness of charity Blue Skye Thinking
SHE SAID … - Tangos, dancing skeletons and mythical creatures are just some of the elements of the spring term of ENB Dance for Parkinson's workshops, based on a new trilogy of ballets choreographed by women
SMOKE & MIRRORS - We had an enthusiastic reception for my verse play at Kennington, where it was staged to celebrate the relaunch of the community library. Rebecca Martin gave an amazing performance, playing twin prostitutes, whose journeys follow the life and music of Kurt Weill.
PEOPLE DANCING - Two inspiring days providing music and vocal exercises for a dance practitioners' summer school
VERITY - Verity - ditched at her wedding, nagged by her mum, hates her job ... and it's only Monday. My 90-minute musical played to full houses at the Old Fire Station in Oxford in 2014, and a sequel, Dexter, is on its way ... Wedding Song performed by Frankie Alexandra
SELFIES - The Singing Lesson is the first of my mini-musicals, Selfies, in which one or two characters tell us their personal stories. Rehearsals have started and performances are due in spring and summer 2016—watch this space.