Thursday
Oct162014

ALCS AGM

Very honoured to have been invited to be the guest speaker at the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society's AGM, which is being held in the BBC Radio Theatre on Thursday 27th November.

Wednesday
Sep242014

MEMORIALS ON STAGE

Chesham Theatre Group are performing a stage version of Memorials to the Missing as part of a double bill at their theatre from 23th to 25th October.

Details on their website

Friday
Sep122014

THE DIVINE COMEDY ON CD

My dramatisation of Dante's The Divine Comedy for BBC Radio 4 is available on c.d. from 18th September. Regrettably BBC Worldwide doesn't think my contribution important enough to mention it on the box.

Tuesday
Sep022014

BLUE PLAQUE FOR FABIAN WARE

Plans are nearly finalised for the unveiling of the Blue Plaque for Sir Fabian Ware, creator of the Imperial (now Commonweath) War Graves Commission. The ceremony will take place on 25th September at 12 in Wyndham Place, W1. Delighted to have been instrumental in creating this memorial to an inspirational man whom I depicted in my play Memorials to the Missing.

Speakers include Professor Ronald Hutton, Chair of the Blue Plaques panel, myself, Professor Gavin Stamp, Air Chief Marshal Sir Joe French, Vice Chairman of the CWGC and Fabian's granddaughter Gillian. 


Update 25th September.

The Blue Plaque is now in place! Thanks to all who contributed.

Friday
Aug292014

ADVANCED RADIO WRITING

This autumn I will be teaching an Advanced Radio Writing course for New Writing South in collaboration with the distinguished radio producer, Martin Jenkins.

Details of the course and how to apply are on the New Writing South website.

Sunday
Jul132014

DR WHO MAGAZINE 475

In Dr Who Magazine no 475, Andrew Cartmel's second article about his work as script editor during the McCoy years includes an interview with Stephen about The Greatest Show in the Galaxy which reveals the one historical blunder the fans never noticed.

Tuesday
Jun242014

DIVINE COMEDY: THE CDS

First announcement of the issue of The Divine Comedy on cd. More information to be found on Amazon.

Just caught up on tweets from listeners about the dramatisation. Delighted to read how positive the comments are.

Tuesday
Jun242014

KRAZY KAT: THE VIDEO

The new Krazy Kat video shows why I love working with Kinny and the company.

Tuesday
Jun172014

BRIAN DESMOND HURST

Brian now has his own Facebook / Twitter page for the latest news on the Memoirs and his films.

Tuesday
May132014

THE LITTLE SISTER

The last of my four dramatisations of Raymond Chandler, THE LITTLE SISTER, is my personal favourite. The repeat goes out on Radio 4 at 2.30 pm on Saturday 24th May.