Red Skies Over the Severn is a full-length stage play for a cast of seven (5M, 2F) plus a young boy.
It was commissioned and professionally produced by the Worcester Theatre Company in 2001. It was... More > positively reviewed by Michael Billington in The Guardian and by Charles Spencer in The Daily Telegraph.
The action is set on a Worcestershire farm during the foot and mouth epidemic of 2001. As the farm is isolated in quarantine the pressures begin to build on the family.< Less
The centrepiece of this book is a reprint of George Curzon's 1926 'Bodiam Castle, Sussex: A Historical and Descriptive Survey'. The Survey is the most comprehensive work ever published on the... More > Castle.
His Survey is accompanied by the work of three other earlier works.
William Cotton was the first person to write a book dedicated to the Castle in 1831. His short 'A Graphic and Historical Sketch of Bodyam Castle in Sussex' sets a baseline for the writers who came afterwards.
Mark Lower was a local antiquarian who wrote extensively about Sussex. His book 'Bodiam and its Lords' was first produced in 1857, but the revised 1871 version is included here.
George T. Clark became renowned as ‘Castles Clark’ for his extensive recording and analysis of British Castles. His inclusion of Bodiam Castle in his two volume 1884 book Mediaeval Military Architecture in England was an important mark of the Castle’s importance.< Less
A full-length play for at least three actors (1F, 2M) with extensive doubling.
Set now and in 1913, the story follows a photographer as he travels through Worcestershire.
He meets people and learns... More > his craft as his journey changes his life forever. A century later his pictures once again work their magic.
Upside Down and Back to Front premièred at the Number 8 Community Arts Centre in Pershore in February 2005. A version of the play was broadcast as a BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play in November 2006.< Less
A cycle of four, hour-long plays that tell of the joys, misfortunes, adventures and calamities of the Stokes family during the 20th Century. Originally written for Worcester Swan Theatre and produced... More > in 2001. The original cast consisted of 7 professional actors (3m, 4f) and a company of about 25 community actors.< Less