His 2011 play 'Bette and Joan' is currently playing in Berlin and Spain with productions in Italy and Estonia to come.

As a playwright he specialises in writing for women, focusing on celebrated women of the 19th and 20th centuries, and has written seven further plays including 'Whatever Happened to the Cotton Dress Girl?' and 'G & I' {New End Theatre, Hampstead}, and 'Bette & Joan', which opened in the West End in 2011 starring Greta Scacchi as Bette Davis and Anita Dobson as Joan Crawford, directed by Bill Alexander, before a national tour in 2012. The play will premier on Broadway, with Adrian Noble directing.

He is also at work on a biography of Bette Davis: 'A Life Lived in Melodrama' and has written a book of studies and interviews of actresses' interpretations of Queen Elizabeth I: 'Portraying Elizabeth', the interviewees including Anna Massey, Glenda Jackson, Greta Scacchi, Dame Eileen Atkins, Miranda Richardson and Dame Harriet Walter.

Other plays include 'Fanny’s Burning', 'Gung Ho Gertie!' {a musical}, 'Lady Mosley’s Suite’, a study of Diana Mosley’s time in Holloway prison {read in 2010 at the Trafalgar Studios with a cast including Emilia Fox and Patricia Hodge} and 'Curtsey: the gesture of an inferior to a superior' read in 2015 with a cast including Sylvestra le Touzel and Sophie Ward.

His last West End production, 'Storm in a Flower Vase', explored the life of florist and cookery writer Constance Spry and premiered in 2013, starring Penny Downie and directed by Alan Strachan.

He has recently finished his first contemporary play: 'Year of the Virgin'.

'Storm in a Flower Vase', 'Bette & Joan' and 'Mrs. Pat' are published by Samuel French.