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Research interests

 Research interests include 

Playwriting - I have written six plays, using personal experience, political events and visual materials. These included plays at Royal Court Theatre, Soho Theatre, Cockpit Theatre, with Paines Plough and on regional and national tours.  I am interesrting in playwriting practice as research, Iautoethnographic plays, co writing,  political theatre, women's theatre. 

My MA dissertation explored working class women's autobiography (MA dissertation and I worked for many years for community publishers Queenspark Books, runnning swriting groups for local working writers, publishing pamphlets of work and organising open mic events. 

Screenwriting practice  - as a screenwriter and script editor, I am a member of the Screenwriters Research Network and am particularly interested in  TV writing and   screenplays by women,  films for young people, and writing the short film. I currently have an award by Digital Learning Partners Initiative to develop filmmaking skills with MA and undergraduate screenwriters .I am also interested in  of the script editor  globally in feature films and TV.

I am a member of the Centre for Arts and Wellbeing and Performance and Community

Approach to teaching

My passion in teaching is to create safe, supportive  learning spaces for students to develop their unique voices in script writing, learning from peers as well as from tutors, and supporting an understanding of where these voices fit within a  wider culture. 

Knowledge exchange

As a creative writer,  I have collaborated  on  a range of projects  within the wider community,  such as a poetry and photography project  for Midsussex Council about Rail travel,  with an animator on animated film project  in schools  for children with special educational needs,  a writing and performance project with visually imparired students at William Moon Lodge,  a radio drama project with a radio producer and community radio organisation CROW with disabled young people, and a writing and publication project  Newhaven school and Library.  

With working writers in Hangleton and Brighton for Queenspark Books includiing open mic and Publications

Chichester Theatre  - Playwriting for Older People 

Theatre Royal Drawing Room Professional Playwriting Development programme 



Education/Academic qualification

University of Brighton

30 Sep 201230 Jun 2013

Award Date: 1 Sep 2013

University of Sussex

30 Sep 199510 Sep 1996

Award Date: 30 Sep 1996

University of Sussex

1 Oct 198730 Sep 1988

Award Date: 30 Sep 1988

Bachelor, University of Leicester

30 Sep 198430 Jun 1987

Award Date: 14 Jul 1987


  • PE English
  • creative writing
  • literature


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