Round Table: Fisher King

This is part of a sequence of five vignettes of Arthurian characters and dilemmas placed into historical contexts, written on commission from Bedtime Stories for the End of the World (link). For the full sequence of poems, click here (link) For an audio file of my reading of the full sequence click here (link –Continue reading “Round Table: Fisher King”

Round Table: Gawain

This is part of a sequence of five vignettes of Arthurian characters and dilemmas placed into historical contexts, written on commission from Bedtime Stories for the End of the World (link). For the full sequence of poems, click here (link) For an audio file of my reading of the full sequence click here (link –Continue reading “Round Table: Gawain”

Round Table: Galehaut (1985)

This is part of a sequence of five vignettes of Arthurian characters and dilemmas placed into historical contexts, written on commission from Bedtime Stories for the End of the World (link). For the full sequence of poems, click here (link) For an audio file of my reading of the full sequence click here (link –Continue reading “Round Table: Galehaut (1985)”

Round Table: Perceval

This is part of a sequence of five vignettes of Arthurian characters and dilemmas placed into historical contexts, written on commission from Bedtime Stories for the End of the World (link). For the full sequence of poems, click here (link) For an audio file of my reading of the full sequence click here (link –Continue reading “Round Table: Perceval”

Round Table: Guinevere

This is part of a sequence of five vignettes of Arthurian characters and dilemmas placed into historical contexts, written on commission from Bedtime Stories for the End of the World (link). For the full sequence of poems, click here (link) For an audio file of my reading of the full sequence click here (link –Continue reading “Round Table: Guinevere”

Knights of the Round Table

As a commission for the podcast Bedtime Stories for the End of the World I wrote a series of poems merging Arthurian legend, history, and themes to build a wold tracing ripples through those characters. I was lucky enough to be paired with Momtaza Mehri, who made excellent suggestions on the poems, and we didContinue reading “Knights of the Round Table”

Keeping creating when inspiration has fled

I’m passionate about my creative career, and when people ask me how I work, one of the first things I say is that I make time to produce creative work every day – even if just a tiny bit. Why do I do that? I’m often uninspired, I struggle to figure out what to write,Continue reading “Keeping creating when inspiration has fled”

Winner of the 2021 Evening Standard Future Theatre Fund Awards in Directing and Theatre-Making

I’m delighted to have received one of the Evening Standard Future Theatre Fund Awards in Directing and Theatre-Making. I was nominated back in November by the Barbican Centre – probably because of my solo show, NOT DYING (dir. Kate O’Donnell), which I staged there as part of CRIPtic 2019. My nomination was in a categoryContinue reading “Winner of the 2021 Evening Standard Future Theatre Fund Awards in Directing and Theatre-Making”

Dissembling Nature @ Deptford Literature Festival

I am very excited to be leading a workshop titled Dissembling Nature as a part of Deptford Literature Festival – it’s going to be great, and I really encourage you to book tickets (to everything else, as well!). I’ve been passionate about nature poetry for ages, and this is an opportunity to unpack the genreContinue reading “Dissembling Nature @ Deptford Literature Festival”