Teaching, Script Reading, Audio Guides

Stephen has wide experience as a teacher, workshop leader and script reader.

The institutions he has taught for include the University of Glasgow, The City Lit., The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, Central School of Speech and Drama, Boston University’s London Internship Programme and the Arvon Foundation. He spent two years as Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow at the University of Sussex and in May 2012 he completed a further year as RLF Writing Fellow on Greenwich University's Maritime campus.

As a script reader, he has read for New Writing South, the Arts Council of Great Britain, Methuen Drama and the Orange Tree in Richmond among others. He has worked for BBC TV both as Script Reader and Script Editor and in 2006 he was one of the judges of The Literary Consultancy’s new play competition.

Stephen has particular links with New Writing South. He has been one of New Writing South’s script readers for a number of years and early in 2009 he repeated his well-regarded workshop course The Craft of Writing for Radio first given in 2007. He become one of NWS's Associate Artists in 2013.

In collaboration with New Writing South and the University of Sussex, he created an online course Writing Radio Drama which ran successfully between October and December 2009. It was repeated again between  January and March 2011.

Stephen also has a number of credits as a scriptwriter for audio guides, including the Elizabeth 1 exhibition at the Maritime Museum in Greenwich, the Royal Mews and the Ranger's House in Greenwich.

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