Projects

[M = Music, L = Lyrics, SD = Sound Design, B = Book]

In development:

  • Cable Street [M, L] – Musical commissioned by 10 to 4 Productions, with book by Alex Kanefsky. Also featured at SIGNAL (Adam Lenson Productions). 
  • Scot Free [M, L] – Hip-hop musical in development with Perfect Pitch. Book and lyrics by Jonny Wright. 
  • Buzz [M] – Musical comedy with book and lyrics by Dan Foxx and Robyn Grant. (Workshopped at the University of Chichester, 2020.) In development with Laura Elmes Productions.
  • Random Acts of Kindness [Working Title] – Song cycle in development with 10 to 4 Productions and MMD, with director/dramaturg Amy Draper, featuring over 20 composer/lyricists.
  • The Last Two [M, L] – Two-hander set in post-apocalyptic Bristol. In development with bookwriter Imogen Palmer.

2020:

  • Stay Awake, Jake  [B, M, L] – Livestream of my one-man, one-act musical from Southwark Playhouse. Produced by Pearson Theatre Productions & Damien Tracey in association with S&S Theatre Production. Directed by Grace Taylor.
  • Together” [M, L] – Commission from Wiltshire Music Connect to write a “Song for Wiltshire” to be used in Primary Schools. Co-written with Louise Jordan.

2019:

  • Unfortunate [M] – Musical comedy produced by Fat Rascal Theatre. Sold out run at Edinburgh Festival (awarded the Fringe Sell-Out Laurel) and tour dates including Birmingham Hippodrome and Leicester CURVE.
  • Great Expectations [M] – Workshop of this new musical at the National Theatre Studio. Book and Lyrics by P. Burton-Morgan. Dir. P. Burton-Morgan.
  • Treacherous Tales and Famous Pirates [M] – Devised musical with students at British Youth Music Theatre. Dir. Claire Nevers

2018:

  • Orlando [SD] – Sound design for a short play by Will Hammond, produced by Event Horizon at Liverpool Town Hall as part of LightNight.
  • Ash and Aisha [M, L] – Musical commissioned by Sapling + Colt with bookwriter Stuart Slade.
  • Kate and the Devil [M, L] – Workshop at Manchester Royal Exchange with bookwriter Will Hammond, following a 2014 workshop at the King’s Head, Islington. dir. James Baker.

2016:

  • Stay Awake, Jake [B, M, L] – Sold-out run at the VAULT Festival. Winner of the VAULT Festival Origins Award. Dir. Matt Ryan
  • The Six Wives [M, L] – 30-minute rap musical co-written with Jonny Wright, commissioned by Sapling + Colt. (Not to be confused with the international smash hit musical.)

2015:

  • Pinocchio [M] – Songs commissioned for Sutton Theatres’ pantomime, with lyrics by Micha Colombo, dir. Peter Darney.
  • Gap Year [M, L] – Musical comedy with book by Dan John and songs co-written with Patrick Stockbridge Workshop at the University of Portsmouth, dir. Laura MacDonald.

2014:

  • Stay Awake, Jake [B, M, L] – Gala performance at St. James Theatre (now The Other Palace). Winner of the S&S Award.

2013:

  • Rubber Dinghy [SD] – Sound design for one-act play by Kelvin Fawdrey at LOST Theatre. Awarded the Notable Contribution for Design (LOST Theatre One Act Festival)
  • Fallingham Fair [M, L] – 2 albums recorded with this folk-pop band. Songs featured on BBC Radio and Channel 4. All songs co-written with Aoife McCauley and Fred Claridge.

2012:

  • Gap Year [M, L] – Tour of this show, with venues including Leicester Square Theatre and Oxford Old Fire Station

2011:

  • In the Rush Hour [M, L] – My debut musical: performed at Deb Hall, University of Birmingham, written with bookwriter Safaa Benson-Effiom.
  • Smoke [M, L] – Solo album which received air play on BBC Radio 6 and for which I was invited to Abbey Road Studios as part of BBC Introducing.