Tag: theatre

  • The Creature – a short video about an upcoming play

    This is a short video I made to help promote the upcoming play from Company of Sirens at Chapter Arts in Cardiff Related Posts:Lottery – A short Story

  • It’s a collage

    It’s a collage

    It’s a collage, that’s what it is, it’s a coll-fucking-age

  • 2 Old Heads at The Apothecary Cardiff

    I don’t really know how it got to this but in eleven days time on April 3rd I am doing a sort of gig. Poster below. It’s a very small venue but an interesting one. here’s the event link on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/317730898881281/ Some of my paintings will be on display and for sale in the […]

  • Marking an event

    Marking an event

    Last Saturday, December 8th 2018, along with Dafydd Wyn Roberts, I held an event at the Apothecary in Cardiff. They have a lovely little caff at the back of their shop. Dafydd played 4 songs accompanying himself on an acoustic guitar, and I read three excerpts from my novels. It went like this – Song-Reading-Song-Reading-Song-Reading-Song […]

  • Old Heads at the Apothecary Cardiff

    Old Heads at the Apothecary Cardiff

  • Does this pen work?

    Does this pen work?

  • A couple of television scripts Work in Progress

    A couple of television scripts Work in Progress

    A couple of probably failed TV scripts from some dark corner of my hard drive Blood Brother Winners and Losers- TV Script – 2017

  • Blog abstract number 3

    Blog abstract number 3

  • Half-eaten fruit and an angle on urinals in an arts’ centre

    Half-eaten fruit and an angle on urinals in an arts’ centre

    The day before yesterday was half-eaten fruit day It’s bananas – it really is It wasn’t me guv – honest Definitely not!

  • No style, no substance

    No style, no substance

    What do I mean? I mean this is a short story with no style and no substance. Why? Why not? Style is taste, substance is an illusion. Fair enough, but I don’t understand. You don’t need to. I mean I don’t understand the point of it. Of what? Your short story. This. Nor me. In […]

  • UNDERNEATH

    UNDERNEATH

    A snippet from some work-in-progress on my autobiographical-novel This is it *** ‘It. Is. Art.’ ‘No. It’s. Not.’ ‘Hah!’ Samantha stood up. ‘Gotta go,’ she said, leaning down and puckering her heavily-lipsticked lips. Benedict tilted his head upwards and reciprocated with the puckered lips. Their puckered lips met. ‘Mwah,’ they said in unison.

  • The Zen. The Zen. The Zen.

    The Zen. The Zen. The Zen.

    I recently wrote a little piece about an event I was due to perform in. You can read it here: The Suchlike Zen. Here is what happened next. Disclaimer: The following piece was written by a different version of me from a parallel universe therefore the views expressed are not necessarily mine. It’s also a […]

  • The Suchlike Zen

    The Suchlike Zen

    The Suchlike Zen On Sunday February 9th, 2016, I will be appearing on stage in the theatre at the Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff. This is a very weird and unusual thing for me to do; it’s so unusual that apart from a couple of best-forgotten skirmishes I’ve never really done it before. One of […]

  • and in the end it doesn’t matter

    I wrote a play a long time ago called ‘Tossers’. Looking for a tag to describe what sort of play it was, I dubbed it ‘a surreal pointless play’. There’s no point me trying to describe it because it actually is a surreal pointless play. It was performed as part of the On the Edge […]

  • It Doesn’t Matter – a Play for the Stage

    Read the whole play below, or download is a Word doc It Doesn-t Matter IT DOESN’T MATTER A ONE ACT PLAY CHARACTERS: ADAM: A MAN BEN: A MAN CARRIE: A WOMAN THE THREE CHARACTERS ARE OF WORKING AGE AND ARE IN THE SAME AGE RANGE. SCENE: TYPICAL OPEN PLAN LOUNGE/KITCHEN 2015 ADAM IS HOVERING NEAR […]

  • Life is Shit!

    Well – not really, life is a wondrous inexplicable miracle, but this is an audio recording of a song I wrote with Marc Roberts about 5 years ago for The Flight of the Wren, the Rock Opera that never rocked – performed by Marc

  • All about Alex

    A script for a short TV drama, written as a sample script to demonstrate all the elements, it’s “All about Alex” a frustrated young DJ Click here to read/download the script as a Word document

  • Tossers

    Tossers is a surreal pointless play first presented by Michael Kelligan as part of the On the Edge series of script held performances at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff. The play includes three poems one of which is included in the extract below.

  • A Beautiful Place

    Marc practising a song from The Flight of the Wren