Acting Up

‘He used to be an actor, then he was a writer, now he says he’s a director. Make your mind up.’ Well, to all interested parties, I’m available for all three.

Doc Brown – Balls

Just to fill in some time, I’d been working on an idea for a film where I play an old, washed up boxer who ‘s planning a comeback. I’d managed to hustle a crew together and we were shooting some early scenes on Aberavon Beach, with some young black kid as an extra I felt  Read More…

Lovectomy

This is a short film made by Newport students who went on to form the production company LIKE AN EGG headed by Keiran McGaughey.  I only play a small part and it’s here mainly because it includes performances by Dorien Thomas and Brian Hibbard who died far too young last year. I’ve worked with them both   Read More…

Being an Actor

I began my apprenticeship as a writer and director  by becoming an actor. In ten years in rehearsal rooms across the country I learnt some cardinal sins and immutable laws on what made a good play and how to spoil it with bad direction. Having said that bad acting can ruin both. I’ve probably done  Read More…