Upcoming 2020

  • The release of 2 x feature films: Corvid’s Head and Black Dollar (Spring 2020)
  • Nottingham Playhouse Young Critics 2020 -writing workshop (Feb)
  • R&D for a new theatre play in London (Feb)
  • Nottingham Actors Workshop filming (March)
  • Urban’s scripted variety show (June)

January 2020

  • Work begins on a brand new commissioned UK musical
  • Ongoing writing and pre-production for Bollywood
  • Exciting ITV meeting! Watch this space…

December 2019

  • Black Dollar trailer released (Kazadi films)
  • Darbar trailer released (AR Murugadoss film)
  • The Chase trailer released (NFX films)
  • First read of new play: Drilling for Nanobots

November 2019

  • Urban Young Actor Theatre Festival – I was commissioned to write 4 original plays to be performed by a cast of 60+ over 2 x nights. They were: Eleven’s Dilemma (Stranger Things fan story) / The Queen’s Pizza  (comedy) / Careless Talk Costs Lives (WWII drama) and Preppers (Apocalyptic thriller). Produced by Melissa May Smith. Directed by Melissa and Kieran Vyas.
  • Last Young Critic workshop at Nottingham Playhouse of 2019. Session begin again Feb 2020
  • Location scouting for new feature film Laila Manju

October 2019

  • Housefull 4 released in India on 25th October
  • Location shoot with AR Murugadoss and crew for upcoming Darbar feature film
  • National theatre tour of Seeking Isolde
  • Additional work on Corvid’s Head feature
  • Black Dollar feature film entered post production
  • Development of new theatre pieces for Minty Fresh Production
  • Continuing work on the Amazon best-selling Dragon and Mr Sneeze series

September 2019

  • Rehearsals started for the Urban Young Actors theatre festival. 4 x short plays to be performed for 2 nights in Leicester in November.
  • Seeking Isolde enjoyed 4 hugely well attended performances at the Royal & Derngate in Northampton and Nottingham Playhouse
  • First session of giving the Young Critics workshop at Nottingham Playhouse

August 2019

  • Excited to be part of the U.K. team working on The Aadat Diaries, due for release this year.
  • Kolaiyuthir Kaalam was released in cinemas throughout India.
  • Housefull 4 has is now in post-production
  • Angrezi Medium is now in post-production
  • The Coolie no 1 remake began shooting in Bangkok
  • Seeking Isolde was performed at The Big Campout Weekend in Evenely Wood.
  • Shooting on Black Dollar continues

July 2019

  • Seeking Isolde (written with Dan McGarry) had its first preview at Attenborough Arts July 14th
  • Shooting began on Black Dollar in two locations; Lusaka and Copperbelt – both in Zambia.
  • I’m thrilled to have been asked to lead the Nottingham Playhouse Theatre’s new workshop: Young Critics
  • Work began on two new Bollywood movies

June 2019

  • Khamoshi was released in cinemas across India
  • The script for Black Dollar has been locked and the film has been cast. Shooting begins in Zambia July 10th.
  • Very excited to have been chosen to join the participation team at the Nottingham Playhouse Theatre! Providing in-house writing, writing support and having the chance to do lots of lovely theatre-y things along the way!
  • Booked a new tour date for Seeking Isolde – Wednesday 30th October at Artrix, Leeds
  • Started work on 4 x new plays for the Urban Young Actors theatre festival

May 2019

  • Working with the U.K. team on the Bollywood thriller Khamoshi
  • Working on a new action feature film Black Dollar
  • Started work on a new play for a London / Liverpool based theatre company

April 2019

  • Approached by Comedy Central to write sketches for a new show! Amazing! 🙂
  • Tour dates are booking fast for Seeking Isolde:
  1. 14th July – Attenborough Arts, Leicestershire
  2. Week commencing 9th September – Northampton
  3. 20th -21st October – Theatre 503, London TBC
  4. 25th October – Heartlands, Redruth
  5. 27th October – Acorn Theatre, Penzance
  6. 29th-30th May 2020 – Penlee Theatre, Penzance
  • Commissioned to work on Season 2 of the multi award-winning Spectrum London
  • Dragon and Mr Sneeze: Charli’s Story (which I edited) reached the Amazon top 10 bestsellers list!

March 2019

  • Working on finalising the script for upcoming thriller feature film Kolaiyuthir Kalaam
  • R&D for Seeking Isolde. 

February  2019

  • The Idiots in Marketing; a comedy feature film, optioned by Sonder Pictures goes into pre-production in 2019
  • Rehearsed reading of Seeking Isolde and the Lost Land of Lyonesse, due to tour this Summer. Written with and starring Dan McGarry

January 2019

  • Rehearsed reading of North Sea Sheep Head, written with Dan McGarry at Northampton’s Dapper Sandwich Space 18th January

December 2018

  • Finally allowed to announce I was commissioned to write a brand new comedy series for Lego via A+C Studios. Click here to see the trailer for my episodes of the Lego Discover Series.
  • Shooting on Corvid’s Head has wrapped. Now in post production.

November 2018

  • Theatre premiere of King Richard’s Cyber Horse in Leicester November 23rd
  • Film premiere of Crooked Billet 2 in Leeds November 29th
  • Premiere of Episode 1 of Risk Takers by NFD Productions November 29th

October 2018

  • Shooting has begun on a brand new horror feature – Corvid’s Head
  • Rehearsed reading of Deep Shit, written with Dan McGarry at Northampton’s Dapper Sandwich space October 18th. Doors open 8pm

September 2018

  • Rehearsals begin for a brand new full length play King Richard’s Cyber Horse ahead of performances in November. Written with and for the Leicester-based Urban Young Actor crew.
  • Excerpt of a brand new play The Couple’s Guide to Rocket Science will be premiering at the Dapper Sandwich in Northampton on September 13th. Doors open 8pm. Written with Matt Turpin.
  • London- based R&D for brand new play for Minty Fresh Productions: The Sleeping Mindblossom Written with Karl Smith.

July  2018

  • The first contract has been signed! There be Migrants Here – produced by Minty Fresh productions will be touring various UK theatres early 2019
  • Excited to be named as the script editor for brand new TV series Risk Takers (Produced by NFD)

June 2018

  • A brand new play Digging Byron, co-written with Matt Turpin, will be getting a rehearsed reading at the Dapper Sandwich Company in Northampton on Thursday 5th June. Door open 8pm
  • I will be on the judging panel of the Urban Young Actors monologue slam in Leicester on Saturday June 23rd

May 2018

  • I joined the writing team for the feature film Crooked Billet 2 by NFD Productions. Hitting the festival circuit this Autumn. Grand premiere in November.
  • My award-winning short film Rambling On is getting another screening at the Film Vault in Manchester on May 17th
  • My brand new short sexy play What the Waiter Saw and an excerpt of a new play Ugly Duckling, co-written with Vauxhall Jermaine, will have rehearsed reading performances at the Dapper Sandwich Co in Northampton on May 3rd. Doors open 8pm

April 2018

  • Ryan Bennett was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor for the Straight White Man series. (I wrote ep. 2)
  • Spectrum London is nominated for two more awards at the Miami Web Fest; Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography. It’s also being screened there on 28th April

February 2018

  • Welcome to New York was released on 23rd February and is being shown in cinemas around the UK and the USA
  • Come and see my new play The Gold Lift in Northampton on 22nd February at the Dapper Sandwich Company 8pm

January 2018

  • Premiere of feature film Who’s Afraid of the Duke of Edinburgh at the Leicester Odeon
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