June 02, 2023
It's always great to see one of your babies heading out into the world, and this weekend marks the start of a UK and Ireland tour for my new play MacHamLear.
Produced by outdoor theatre specialists Heartbreak Productions, it's an utterly disrespectful mash-up of three of Shakespeare's greatest ...read more
May 11, 2023
Publication day has arrived! After months of anticipation (by me, at least), my novel Outback is published by HarperCollins.
It's an original sequel to Desmond Bagley's Domino Island, which I worked on in 2019 to bring to publication, and features the same protagonist Bill Kemp – rather delig...read more
November 04, 2022
Sales of Domino Island, the ‘lost’ Desmond Bagley novel, went so well that publishers HarperCollins issued a paperback release in May 2020. Its cover features the same style as the other 16 Bagley books and brings DI fully into the fold as a ‘proper’ Bagley novel....read more
October 01, 2022
Marking the centenary of Desmond Bagley’s birth (see Domino Island, below), publishers HarperCollins have commissioned an original new novel featuring the same protagonist, Bill Kemp. Entitled Outback, it's due for UK publication in hardback, ebook and audiobook on May 11, 2023, with foreign an...read more
May 16, 2019
HarperCollins publishes a 'lost’ Desmond Bagley novel, Domino Island, more than 35 years after the author’s death.
Why is this significant? Well, because I’ve had the honour and pleasure of taking DB’s original first draft from 1972 and (perhaps rather presumptuously) delivering it as a final m...read more
September 10, 2018
Not one, but TWO whole producers are in talks to bring their versions of Tess: The Musical to the stage.
But wait, I hear you cry, what is Tess: The Musical? Really? Where have you been all these years? With music by Michael Blore, lyrics by yours truly, it’s a fully sung-through adaptation o...read more