Tag: a christmas carol

  • Happy Birthday, Chuck

    This year is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens. Now I’ve got a bit of a soft spot for Charles. As well as being an absolutely brilliant writer, he helped me to get my start in the business. The first theatre play I wrote that was professionally performed was an adaptation of […]

  • A Dickens of a Christmas

    I’m pleased to be able to say that my adaptation of A Christmas Carol will be on again this year, this time in a production by the City Lit Rep Company. This is the third production of A Christmas Carol in four years, so I must’ve done something right. Oh, and you can buy the […]

  • Can’t stop.

    Updates have been a bit slim recently due to work on The Just So Stories. Who know that producering was such bloody hard work? I’m having an assistant next time. Definitely. Anyway, I’ve just found out that there are a whole bunch of reviews for my adaptation of A Christmas Carol up at the Giant […]

  • Three (that’s the magic number)

    My. I have been busy. This Christmas, I have no less than three plays on in London. I’m producing The Just So Stories at The King’s Head Theatre. I wrote the adaptation of A Christmas Carol at the Lion & Unicorn. And on top of that, my new play The Strange M├ęsalliance of Arthur Munby […]

  • Revivalism

    My stage version of A Christmas Carol is being revived this year by Giant Olive at The Lion and Unicorn Theatre. It opens on the 7th December 2010 and runs through to the 15th January 2011. They’re already taking advance bookings, and you can get your tickets here. You might want to book sooner rather […]

  • Adaptation

    Earlier this year I wrote an article for the Spring 09 issue of the Writers’ Guild magazine about how I adapted A Christmas Carol for the stage. Should you be tempted to give it the once-over, the Guild has just made it available online.