The Lonesome Buckwhips - On the Road AgainListen now (37 min) | Gary Buckwhip escapes from prison in the South Island, leading to a band reunion, an overseas tour to the North Island, and the…
In which I mine my source material to unearth the building blocks of my short story.
Who Hath Stolen our Saint?Listen now | I’m adapting a local tale into a short story. I’d like to invite you to accompany me on the journey from inspiration to perspiration to…
Voices of Gallipoli: Out LoudListen now | I’d like to institute a new oral tradition: the public reading of veterans’ personal war testimonies as a way to remember their service and…
We're not audiences, we're vidiences. It's cramping my style, and your experience.
A memorial plaque on a park bench, Bury St Edmund’s Abbey, November 2021
I’m playing with using a teleprompter as an easy, light and flexible way to present more dynamic, engaging and insightful play readings for performance…
Voices of Gallipoli: Henry LewisListen now | Henry Lewis, talking in his quiet Auckland suburban home at Manurewa in 1982, was by far the most bitter of the Gallipoli veterans…
Luck. I hate the word. I can’t get it out of my mouth. It sticks in the throat like a furball, with all the other ‘uck’ words. Yuck. Muck. Fuck. Truck.
Voices of Gallipoli: Vic NicholsonListen now | "We couldn't get there fast enough, to be in the show."
A Long Day's Journey into Night is much shorter if the actors just perform the stage directions. But would it make any sense? Or could it make more?
Voices of Gallipoli: Hartley PalmerListen now | A young farmer leaves his parents and eight sisters to storm the beach at ANZAC cove on 25th April, 1915. 70 years later, he tells his…