I am developing a new children’s book adaptation. Witchfairy is a beautiful book about a reluctant fairy called Rosemary who runs away to try out being a witch. It is a bold, quirky and affirming story about growing up and finding your place in the world. Published in the UK by Bristol-based Book Island, it is written by Brigitte Minne and illustrated by Carll Cneut.


Rosemary thought fairies were really dull.

And the worst thing was that she was a fairy herself

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I was delighted to be awarded an MGC Futures Bursary to do an initial R&D week in mid January in Bristol to gain feedback and generate industry support. Workshop photos to follow.


Madeline Shann

Samantha Sutherland

Corinne Walker


Hannah Morley


Emily Barker


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Audience feedback

“The whole concept worked really well”

“The music was incredibly beautiful”

“I felt like I had jumped into the book”

“a fab story with such relevant themes”

“really powerful story and message”

“it will be a funny and uplifting show”

“it has already achieved an “other worldly” quality which is pretty special”

“this will be an important piece of theatre for young audiences”


If you’d like any more information, or would like to be involved in the future full-length production, please get in touch!

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Islander, a devised a capella musical for two actresses, toured Scotland in September 2018.

This summer it will play at the Edinburgh Fringe throughout August as part of Made in Scotland. Dates and details to follow!

First workshopped at Comar on the beautiful Isle of Mull in March 2017, we were thrilled to receive Creative Scotland funding to make the full show. The piece tells the story of an Islander girl in a time of conflict, and explores identity – personal, island, and national. Suitable for 7+.


Reviews here



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Creative Team

Composer/lyricist Finn Anderson

Writer Stewart Melton

Producer Helen Milne

Assistant Director Kate Stevens

Company Stage Manager Claire Litton



Kirsty Findlay and Bethany Tennick


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Day of the Living

Day of the Living ran at The Other Place in Stratford-upon-Avon until 23rd June 2018.  More info here. We are hoping it might have further life… watch this space.

Ayotzinapa, Mexico, 2014. 43 students are forcefully disappeared. No one is brought to justice. An anarchic, musical tribute to life and the Mexican spirit with urgent, global issues at its heart.

#NosFaltan43 #HastaEncontrarlos #AyotzinapaSomosTodos

A small selection of reviews here


Photo credit: RSC Visual Communications


This devised piece had its first work-in-progress showing at the Platform Theatre, Drama Centre, in 2015, originally produced by Sarah Weatherall.

Rehearsal photos by Ellie Merridale @RSC

Creative Team

Set and Costume Designer: Charlie Cridlan

Writer: Juliet Gilkes Romero

Composer/Lyricist: Darren Clark

Sound Designer: Jon Lawrence

Lighting Designer: Matt Peel

Movement Director: Andrea Pelaez

Mask Director: Rachael Savage

Dramaturg: Nic Wass

Producer at the RSC: Claire Birch

Assistant Director: Nyasha Gudo



Anne-Marie Piazza, Tania Mathurin, Jimena Larraguivel, Jamie Cameron, Eilon Morris, Alvaro Flores


Production photos by Ellie Merridale @RSC

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Princess Charming

Princess Charming has just finished touring. See here for all info.

Princess Charming is a family cabaret about gender stereotypes and identity. It was first developed at Mini VAULT Festival in February 2016 and we now have a fantastic producer, Jessica Cheetham of Spun Glass Theatre. The show had its first full run in September 2017 and our recent six week tour was Arts Council funded.


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All photos credited to Rosie Powell


2017 reviews here

Original dates

24-28 October Ovalhouse Theatre

4-5 November Marlborough Theatre, Brighton





Alexander Luttley

Charlotte Worthing


Dramaturg/Writer – Stewart Melton

Set and Costume Designer – Kat Heath

Stage Manager / Lighting Designer – Simon Booth

Producer – Jessica Cheetham




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These Trees are Made of Blood

These Trees are Made of Blood finished its revival run at the Arcola Theatre in July 2017. Reviews and production shots here. We are hoping to give it future life, following very positive reviews and audience feedback.

The 2017 cast was: Rob Castell, Ros Ford, Ellen O’Grady, Alex Luttley, Neil Kelso, Eilon Morris, Anne-Marie Piazza, Josh Sneesby, Charlotte Worthing


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Photo by Helen Murray


And for our next act …

The Magical Military Junta

will make 30,000 people disappear before your very eyes.

These Trees are Made of Blood is a brand new piece of political theatre set in a timeless Buenos Aires cabaret club before, during and after Argentina’s Dirty War. Blending original live music and exciting cabaret acts, it tells the story of one mother’s search for her Disappeared daughter and promises to be an unique and memorable live experience.

 So come on in. The club’s open all hours and history can always be rewritten after one too many.


Photo by Helen Murray

The show originally ran at Southwark Playhouse from 18th March – 11th April 2015.

For reviews of the original show go to the Reviews page of this website.


All 2015 production shots credited to Darren Bell.

The cast was:

Val Jones, Greg Barnett, Charlotte Worthing, Rachel Dawson, Neil Kelso, Eilon Morris, Josh Sneesby, Alexander Luttley and Anne-Marie Piazza


Creative Team

Producer: Jim Zalles for Theatre Bench

Writer: Paul Jenkins

Composer/lyricist: Darren Clark

Designer: Georgia Lowe

Sound Designer: David Gregory

Lighting Designer: Sherry Coenen

Video Designer: Wayne Eagles

Assistant Director: George Livingston

Production Manager: Ed Borgnis

Stage Manager: Katy Munroe-Farlie




Scratch weeks at BAC February and August 2012
Finalist for Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award 2013 – week at Shoreditch Town Hall October 2012


I spent two months in Argentina researching the project in summer 2013. See below for promo video:



Workshop performers: Angie Fullman, Hannah Morgan, Hasan Dixon, Hatty Jones, Charlotte Worthing, Hayley Carmichael, Eva Magyar, David Rubin, Stuart Goodwin, Dickie Beau, Craig Reid, Claire Crook, Rhyannon Styles, Tom Byam-Shaw, Harry Melling, Guillaume Pige.


Here is a video that the Arts Council filmed of me as a Grant for the Arts recipient in February 2012:




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