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Sage Storytelling Workshop

1st October 2016, 11am – 4pm, at MESMAC (Leeds) “To celebrate International Day of Older People this workshop will offer a chance for older LGBT people to come together and participate in this workshop led by Matthew Bellwood. The session … Continue reading

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An Icy Man at Vault Festival

There’s some upcoming performances of a show I’ve made called An Icy Man. I made it with the support of West Yorkshire Playhouse, and I’m going to be performing it as part of Vault Festival in London. It’s a storytelling … Continue reading

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Winter warmers

Hello All, Hope this finds you well. Just wanted to let you know about some things I’ll be doing over the next few weeks, which may or may not be of interest. First of all … The Unquiet Dead I’ll … Continue reading

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Things to listen to

Over the last few months, I’ve contributed to various recordings as part of ELFM’s Word Salad programme. The shows are a lovely mix of sketches, music, readings and interviews and are held together by resident DJ Peter Spafford. The shows … Continue reading

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Smug Mode

In the interests of showing off, here is a lovely review by Jaye Kearney of my show Be  Prepared. This is based on a performance at The Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds on March 13th. “Be Prepared”, as titles go it … Continue reading

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Brighton Fringe 2012

I’m going to be telling stories at the wonderful Brighton Fringe again this year. The show this time is The Unquiet Dead – a selection of macabre tales from the golden age of the ghost story. Stories include Lost Hearts … Continue reading

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Shadows

Last year, thanks to a grant from Awards for All, my friend Chris Hoy and I were able to embark on a project together called Shadow Stories. Chris is an experienced shadow theatre artist and specialises in works with Early … Continue reading

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Songs of Spring and Winter

Long ago when I was but a beardless youth, I used to go to Wales every August and work on an open-air Shakespeare production in the village of Llandudoch (St Dogmaels) on the Pembrokeshire coast. The plays took place in … Continue reading

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