As with many, my work has been put on hold for the duration of the COVID-19 outbreak. But this will be a time to plan, regroup and reconnect. Solidarity to everyone struggling out there, and hopefully we will make it through this crisis as best we can. Stay safe.
I'm working on a new solo project about the systems of power, ego, apathy and the madness of hope. It is centred on Keng, who is a King, a surreal and grotesque outsider, who calls for the audience to take down the system, in order to reinstate the system. Borrowing from DIY live-art culture, Hark! Hail! King! Keng! is a raucous, stupid show.
I've did a scratch at the Lowry Theatre on 20 Feb which was excellent and full of surprises. I'll be at the Greater Manchester Fringe in October/November with 45 mins - 1 hour, and many many other places in the mean time.
In August I finished a R&D with Mark Winstanely and Alice Robinson's Performers Playground Company, developing a commedia dell'arte street theatre show. It was performed in Manchester at various outdoor locations, as well as at Gorse Hill Studios. It was directed by Ollie Crick.
I was very lucky to be involved in the short film Anorak, directed by Andrew Ball-Shaw, as the lead which has received several awards and nominations, including Best Actor in a Short from Flicks Film Festival 2019, and Best Student Film Actor from Prodigy Film Festival 2018!