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 - A tribute to my friend and musical soulmate
ONE, TWO, THREE, AND … - Puppets, dancers, giants, witches, pirates, sailors and snakes—just some of the characters I'll be cueing in as MD and pianist for a new clutch of shows. And that's just the band …
MURDER, MAYHEM AND MUSIC - Sometimes a pianist has to channel her inner drama queen ... and this was definitely required when I accompanied Irrational Theatre's Puccini/Leoncavallo double-bill, part of the Grimeborn opera festival in London's Arcola Theatre
A MUSICAL IN A DAY - Songs, movement, dialogue and drawings—all part of my children's workshops in Didcot's Cornerstone Arts Centre
ARK - Humanity gets another go at it all in this developing sci-fi musical by me and talented musician Matt Winkworth, which received great feedback at a work-in-progress staging as part of the Offbeat Oxford new writing festival in 2016.
SELFIES - Rehearsals have started for the first of my mini-musicals, due for performance in 2018—watch this space!
FLOURISHING PRACTICE - Eight Dance for Dementia workshops formed part of a new programme bringing the arts to people with dementia
OPERA ON TOUR - The Opera Anywhere team brings Mozart, modern opera and Gilbert & Sullivan to new audiences in theatres, schools, cafés and cowsheds across the country
GISELLE - English National Ballet's traditional staging of Giselle, and its contrast with Akram Khan's modern interpretation, provide our inspiration for next term's ENB Dance for Parkinson's workshops
SMOKE & MIRRORS - Rebecca Martin gave an amazing performance of my verse play based around the music of Kurt Weill
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, and a prequel giving ex-groom Dexter's side of the story, is on its way ... Wedding Song performed by Frankie Alexandra
DEXTER IS LURKING … - Meet the groom who ditched Verity in my new musical, Dexter—a prequel that offers more questions than answers ...
LUNAS DANCE - Great fun collaborating with Oxford's leading contemporary dance group, in works ranging from an exploration of time to a whacky race between a hare and a tortoise
LOOM TO THE MOON - A music and magic mash-up in the new Loom to the Moon musical, co-written with Simon Says, who'll be amazing audiences with his wizardry when the show takes to children's wards around the UK in support of charity Blue Skye Thinking ...