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November 2023   My novel Street Sweeper Longlisted for the Writers & Artists Working Class Writers’  Prize.

November 2023   My novel Street Sweeper Longlisted for the Writers & Artists Working Class Writers’  Prize.

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March 2023 my novel ‘ Street Sweeper’ shortlisted for the New Anglian Manuscript Prize.

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July 2023 Commissioned by Peripeteia Theatre Company to write a new monologue for Manchester Pride.

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July – September 2023 one of 18 writers chosen from 120 to participate in Criterion New Writing at the Criterion Theatre, London.

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Moment of Grace

2022 marks 35 years since Princess Diana opened the UK’s first HIV/AIDS ward. @BrenGosling’s play Moment of Grace tells the story of how her visit affected the lives of three people and changed the face of AIDS forever: https://bit.ly/3rFZRpe  #HopeSummer #MomentOfGrace

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Invisible Me at New Wimbledon Theatre 3rd-11th September

Invisible Me at New Wimbledon Theatre 3rd-11th September Tickets and info here:https://www.londontheatre1.com/theatre-news/casting-announced-for-invisible-me-at-new-wimbledon-theatre-studio/ ÔÇÿI, Minnie LansburyÔÇÖ A highted event of Bloomsbury Festival at RADA Studio Theatre and livestreamed on Saturday 16th OctoberTickets & info here:https://bloomsburyfestival.org.uk/events/i-minnie-lansbury/ PROUD at New Wimbledon Theatre 29th October to 5th November. Tickets and info here:https://www.atgtickets.com/shows/proud/studio-at-new-wimbledon-theatre/April ÔÇô Monologue ÔÇÿ Paradise in the Late […]

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2020 May/June Moment of Grace (film) streamed on demand via The Actors Centre, London.

February ÔÇô Moment of Grace streaming on demand via The Actors Centre until 16th May.  https://www.actorscentre.co.uk/theatre-on-demand/moment-of-grace/about

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The London Short Story Prize

Read at the launch of The London Short Story Prize

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City Writes at London City University

I will be reading again at City Writes at London City University . I won the autumn semester competition call out for flash fiction. Book tickets here:https://estore.city.ac.uk/product-catalogue/writing/events/city-writes-autumn-term-event

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GAW in Southwark

I am reading for GAW in Southwark as part of LGBTQ+ History month.https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gay-authors-workshop-lunchtime-readings-from-paradise-press-tickets-56095586409

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WON CityWrites Alumni Short Story Competition

WON CityWrites Alumni Short Story Competition (again) and read my winning story at the City University Event.

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Creative Collisions at The Cockpit Theatre

Scene from PROUD won a new writing call out and is performed at The Cockpit Theatre, London. http://thecockpit.org.uk/show/creative_collisions

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New play Moment of Grace

October 2019 New play Moment of Grace (full version) showcased at Bloomsbury festival -sold out performances! Film trailer here https://youtu.be/ZarmF0ua65o Audience feed-back : Just been to see a very moving play about events around DianaÔÇÖs 1987 visit to an AIDS ward. Such an important moment to reflect on. Congratulations to the author on a well-paced and powerful […]

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Moment of Grace for Soho Radio

I/cast just did an interview about my play Moment of Grace for Soho Radio. Ben Bruckshaw who plays ÔÇÿAndrewÔÇÖ in the production for WAD also performs a short excerpt.Have a listenÔǪitÔÇÖs from 0645 inÔǪherewith:https://www.mixcloud.com/sohoradio/the-soho-society-hour-29112018/

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Hidden Theatre at The Old Nell

Reading three shorts for Hidden Theatre at The Old Nell, Drury Lane.

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Jean Woollard performs my London Short Story Prize winning The Visitor

Jean Woollard performs my London Short Story Prize ÔÇÿThe VisitorÔÇÖ at Leyton Technical as part of FROM THE FOREST  THEATRE & ARTS FESTIVAL.

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Putney Theatre have selected my monologue Wrong Entrance for the New Writing showcase.

Putney Theatre Company have selected my short monologue play Wrong Entrance to be performed as part of their Fate expectations showcase of new writing. The show will run May 22-26 in The Studio.Book tickets via website: http://www.putneytheatrecompany.org.uk/ March 2018 I have a story published in this great new anthology showcasing the best of new London short […]

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Brighton Fringe Wordstock for Rattle Tales my HIGHLY COMMENDED Flash Fiction

Read at Brighton Fringe Wordstock for Rattle Tales my Highly Commended story from The Brighton Prize Anthology 

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Dulwich Library

Read at Dulwich Library as part of LGBTQ month

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Reading at Anthology launch, my flash fiction at Worcs LitFest & Fringe

Reading at Anthology launch, my flash fiction at Worcs LitFest & Fringehttps://worcslitfest.co.uk/2017/11/05/worcestershire-litfest-fringe-invites-you-to-the-flash-fiction-anthology-launch-2017/

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October 2017 Backstory Cabaret performed at Bloomsbury Festival.

My stories performed as monologues by three actors at the Bloomsbury Festivalhttp://bloomsburyfestival.org.uk/events/event/backstory-cabaret/

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The Brighton Prize

Long listed for The Brighton Prizehttp://www.brightonprize.com/2017-long-lists-announced/

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Backstory Cabaret perform my work at Rose & Crown Theatre as part of E17 Village Festival

Backstory Cabaret perform my work at Rose & Crown Theatre as part of E17 Village Festivalhttp://flashfloodjournal.blogspot.co.uk/

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Backstory Ensemble

Backstory Ensemble will perform my short stories as monologues at Rose and Crown Theatre, Hoe Street, Walthamstow on 4th June.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/telling-tales-to-let-off-steam-tickets-32620293175

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Polari Lit Salon

Read my work at Polari Lit Salon as part of the Whitechapel Write Idea Festival. My short story WINDOW TO PARADISE published by www.openpen.co.uk My story MEATBALLS published in The 2016 Exeter Prize Anthology. Here Actor Peter Kenny has recorded my flash fiction for Christmas audio book giveaway in the U.S. July 2016 Shortlisted for the Wow […]

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