International writing - includes
Chung-Ying Theatre Company (Co-adaptation of new musical version
of Animal Farm which opened Queen Elizabeth stadium
Hong Kong then toured Malaysia; own adaptation of Tugau
also toured Malaysia. Directed own adaptation of The Portrait
of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde for Vienna's English Theatre.
Collaboration with other writers includes: Willy Russell (commissioning
and directing the original Shirley Valentine for
Liverpool Everyman) Mike Harding, John Antrobus, Robert Llewellyn,
Writing in the UK - include adaptations produced at Traverse
Theatre (Edinburgh), Sheffield Playhouse, London Bubble Theatre,
Nottingham Playhouse, Everyman Theatre Liverpool - including original
libretto for Puccini's opera Tosca.
Edited and adapted Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream
for Sandi Toksvig & Elly Brewer's Pocket Dream (Nottingham
Playhouse & Albery Theatre, London).
Adaptations of Shakespeare performed at Everyman Theatre, Liverpool,
Vienna's English Theatre and Ludlow Festival.
Recently re-constructed, adapted and directed a little-known Restoration
play - The Beau Defeated - by Mary Pix - initially
for the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.