Andrew Sharpe: Biog 2019
Has been writing pose for eight years and drama for six.
Ex private client lawyer.
Practice included crime, family law, child protection, injury and traumatic bereavement.
Law Centre Trustee.
BARRICADES 2018-ongoing: Recently completed. Seeking dramaturg.
My Name is Cathy 2018-ongoing: Proposed production by KatAlyst.
Almond Latte 2018-ongoing: Currently in discussion with development team.
The Folio 2016-ongoing: Completed after a series of workshops with director Scott Le Crass. Submissions pending.
Meet me at the Nightingale 2017-onging: Merlin Theatre (Frome-rehearsed read), The Cockpit, CADs audio production. Stockwell Playhouse Production 2019. This production also has a place in Watford Fringe 2019. KatAlyst production seeking performance opportunities
Past Dramatic Experience
My Celebrity Friend 2017-18: Hen & Chicks, The Cockpit (scenes) and full length at N16, Hackney Attic.
Painted Smile 2016: Scene in scratch at Theatre N16.
Goodnight Polly Jones 2016: Two weeks at Theatre N16. Presently considering a redraft.
Songs from a Ledge 2012-15: Co-write. Cabaret/concert performances including Spice of Life (several times), Alley Cat, Kitchen Garden Café, Latest Music Bar (Brighton), The Tin (Coventry). Festivals included Secret Garden Party, Wilderness, Shepley, Costa (Spain).
One act performances Warwick Arts Centre, Bloomsbury Festival, Spread Eagle (Croydon).
Two act run Nov 15 at the Old Joint Stock Theatre (Birmingham).
Jazz Roots Show 2008-2012: Group devised. Musical review a
nd concert tour including Criterion Theatre, Warwick Arts Centre, plus festivals and concert venues
Traditional Ritual Drama 1984-1994 Performed and directed English Mumming Plays regularly, semi-retired in 1994, still performs occasionally.
Reviews Reviews theatre and music under pen name Laura Thomas
Prose Has written a series of short stories and two full length novels, nothing published
Music Writes and performs with the jazz/funk/folk fusion band Steamchicken