Tag: dickens

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Buy now, while stocks last!

    So I’ve adapted Dickens again. This year’s Christmas show at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre in Kentish Town is Oliver Twist. Already, more tickets have been sold before opening night than for any other show since Giant Olive moved in a year ago. And there’s still a fortnight before the show goes up. There’s a […]

  • 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.