Hello. I write lots of different things.
I write for television, with credits including episodes of Sarah & Duck (CBeebies, 2015-16) and Hollyoaks (Channel 4, 2014-15). I write for radio, and created the sitcom Welcome To Our Village, Please Invade Carefully (BBC Radio 2, 2012-13; BBC Radio 4, 2014) which ran for two series. I’ve written for various sketch shows including That Mitchell And Webb Sound, Small Scenes, 2525, Look Away Now, Recorded For Training Purposes, Newsjack (which I also script edited) and Play And Record.
I published my debut novel, a sci-fi comedy/conspiracy thriller called Tomorrow Never Knows, in July 2015 through Snowbooks. I’ve worked with the wonderful Dukes Theatre in Lancaster several times, including writing their 2015 Christmas show, Beauty And The Beast. My comics work includes scripts for 2000AD, Marvel, IDW, Doctor Who Adventures, Transformers Prime and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I wrote a book called The Art Of Sean Phillips, about the work of the eponymous comics artist, and collaborated on an illustrated adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
I’ve written a lot of short stories and audio plays connected to Doctor Who, mostly for Big Finish Productions. I wrote several episodes of BBC Radio 4 Extra’s Doctor Who series, mostly starring Paul McGann and Sheridan Smith. I’ve worked extensively as a journalist and critic. I’ve published books about the Coen brothers and film noir, academic essays on film, television and comics, and have written reviews, interviews and articles for publications including The Guardian, SFX, Film Review and Death Ray.