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ProductionCompany Notes
Sully (2023)Mosaic ProductionsDir: Scott Solway
Alluvium // Drift (2021)HARI (Hull Artist Research Initiative)Performative piece as part of the Alluvium // Drift exhibition
Drunken Baker (2020)The Old Courts, Wigan / Barney Farmer / Dave Windass / E52Dramaturg and script editor. Script adaptation of Barney Farmer's novel Drunken Baker by Barney Farmer with Dave Windass
Lighter Than Us (2018)What Is? CollectiveMonologue. Read and performed by Michelle Dee at What Is Light?
Pale Blue Dot (2018)E52 / Heads Up Festival / Blue Dot FestivalDir: Andrew Pearson
The Common Vegetable (2017)Invisible DustDir: Dave Windass/Charlotte Sellers
Commissioned for Invisible Dust's three year Surroundings project
∞ (Two Halves, Sugar and Spite, Infinity, Joy) (2016)What Is? CollectiveWriting in response to contemporary visual art in a collaboration between artists, performers and musicians. Dir: Dave Windass, Charlotte Sellers, Jo Hill, Katherine Miles, Mike Metcalfe
Three Cheers For Amy (2016)Ensemble 52 / Amy Johnson FestivalDir: Andrew Pearson
Fluidity (2015)What Is? CollectiveWriting in response to contemporary visual art in a collaboration between artists, performers and musicians. Dir: Dave Windass/Charlotte Sellers
Blacks and Greys (2015)Awayke 4Dir: Dave Windass/Rachel Harris
Revolutions (2015)Ensemble 52 in association with Hull TruckDir: Andrew Pearson
Yalda (2015)YaldaCo-created with Roya Amiri
Aladdin (2015)Middle ChildDir: Paul Smith
Legerdemain (2014)Ensemble 52Dir: Andrew Pearson
The Whitsun Weddings (2014)Ensemble 52Dir: Andrew Pearson
Drifting Alone (2014)Penny Duck TheatreDir: Andy Wilson
Part of the production Six - an experimental collaboration comprising six plays by six writers
Jack and the Beanstalk: a panto for socialist climbers (2014)Middle ChildDir: Paul Smith
Hot Zone (2013)Ensemble 52 / Freedom Festival 2013Dir: Andrew Pearson
Freedom Festival 2013 Secret Sheds
Forever Repeat (2013)Middle ChildDir: Forest Watkins
Middle Child 24 Hour Plays
City Sketch (2013)Ensemble 52Dir: Andrew Pearson
Co-created with Andrew Pearson and Richard Vergette for Heads Up Festival
Cinderella: A rags to riches tale that offers hope to a beaten generation (2013)Middle ChildDir: Paul Smith
Euphoria (2012)Ensemble 52Co-writer
Dir: Andrew Pearson
First recipient of the Larkin25 Arts Award
Ballroom Blitz (2012)Hull TruckDir: Conrad Nelson
Broken Promise (2012)Ensemble 52 Dir: Andy Wilson
Firestarter (2012)Ensemble 52Dir: Andrew Pearson
Other Girl (2012)Ensemble 52Dir: Dave Windass
Dick Whittington & His Cat (or… how I learned to stop worrying and travel to a metropolitan city paved with diminishing gold reserves and riddled with rodents) (2012)Middle ChildDIr: Paul Smith
On Your Marks (2011)One Hull / Hull TruckDir: Mark Rees
Recipient of London 2012 Inspire Mark
Will You Help Me? (2011)Hull TruckDir: Madeleine O'Reilly
Hull Truck 24 Hour Plays
Thinspiration (2010)Single Span/Humber MouthDir: Lee Green
Gagging For It (2009)Single Span/Humber MouthCo-writer
Dir: Lee Green
Thank You For Coming (2009)Script Yorkshire BudsDir: Peter Lawton
On A Shout (2008)Hull TruckDir: Gareth Tudor Price
Sully (2006)Hull TruckDir: Gareth Tudor Price & Martin Barrass
Kicked Into Touch (2005)Hull TruckDir: Gareth Tudor Price & Nick Lane
The Worst Seat in the House (2004)Humber MouthDir: Jack Brady
Off Their Trolleys (2004)Hull Truck Blockheads!Dir: Martin Barrass


Sidelines (2021)Humber Mouth and BBC Radio HumbersideCo-writer with Rosalyn Sullivan. Producer: Joe Hakim
Twenty Days (2020)Amy Johnson Arts Trust / BBCWriter and producer. Broadcast across BBC local radio / BBC Sounds
Searching For Mathy (2015)BBCProducer: Katherine Murphy & Chloe Davies. A documentary discovering more about the man behind several Zeppelin raids during World War I - Heinrich Mathy - travelling the length of Germany in the process
Yearning Hearts (2014)BBCWriter. Producer: David Reeves.
Radio drama about the WW1 Zeppelin raids and their impact on family and community life
Hull Before Culture (2017)BBCContributor. Producer: Mary Ward-Lowery


Three Cheers For Amy (2020)Amy Johnson Arts TrustWriter & Director
Born on the Tide (2019)Hull: Yorkshire's Maritime City / E52 Films / Storyboard MediaDir: Andrew Pearson
Voiced by Barrie Rutter
Flying Through These Streets (2016)Amy Johnson FestivalDir: Dave Lee
Stranger On The Shore (2008)Single SpanDir: Steven Roach
It's My Party (2007)Global Stories / Equal / Screen YorkshireDir: Musa Karolia


Alluvium // Drift (2021)HARI (Hull Artist Research Initiative)Collaborative exhibition with Sarah Mole featuring visual and sonic art, projections and performance, exploring topography, strata, boundaries, maps, politics and the environment.
What Is Earth? (2018)What Is? CollectiveSonic art, sound installation, essay, performance
What Is Light? (2018)What Is? CollectiveSonic art, sound installation, LX design, essay and poetry
What Is Infinity? (2016)What Is? CollectiveMonologue in response to work of visual artist, script, performance
What Is Flow? (2015)What Is? CollectiveMonologue in response to work of visual artist, script, performance
To Be Able To Pull Up and Sit and Have a Chat Around The Fire (2012)Collaborate, Create, Engage and Future FerensA collection of text and images about the gypsy and traveler community. Co-created with Matt Stephenson

Online / Digital

The Mixtapes (2022-23)Listen To ThisCurator
I'd Love To Turn You On (2021)Listen To ThisPodcast. Producer and co-host.
Discomposure (2020)Artificial Limb UnitArtist. Presented online at Freedom Festival 2020.
Twenty Days (2020)Amy Johnson Arts TrustWriter
RAGE (2016-2018)RAGE ConsortiumWriter. RAGE - Realising and Applied Gaming Eco-system - aims to develop, transform and enrich advanced technologies from the leisure games industry into self-contained gaming assets that support game studios at developing applied games easier, faster and more cost-effectively
Virtual Amy (2016)University of Hull, Ensemble 52, Glasgow School of Art Digital Design Studio and Amy Johnson FestivalDir: Andrew Pearson. Scriptwriter. Virtual Amy uses 3D computer games technology and visual effects to tell Amy Johnson’s story, experienced via large screens, smartphones and VR headsets
Butterflies and Battlefields: The story of conflict with dementia in the home (2014)Humber Mouth, Dave Windass & Jerome WhittinghamCollaboration with photographer Jerome Whittingham resulting in a digital publication
Open Threads (2012)Cascade Arts Script consultant on innovative non-linear contemporary re-telling of Dickens' Hard Times


Risky Cities: Flow of Words (2022)University of Hull, Energy & Environment InstituteArtist. Creation of soundscape and musical composition (in response to work written by community groups) and live performance. Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council & Natural Environment Research Council
Wrecking Ball Press (2019 - present)Wrecking Ball PressFreelance editor. Guiding novels, poetry collections and short story collections through all stages of the production process, from original manuscript to publication
Contains Strong Language (2018 - present)BBC / Wrecking Ball Press / Arts Council England / British Council / 14-18 NOW / Absolutely Cultured / HCAL / University of Hull / Hull College / Leeds 2023Producer on the BBC's festival of spoken word and poetry
Heads Up Festival (2013 - 2020)E52 & Battersea Arts CentreRegional producer of Heads Up, a performing arts festival that was part of BAC's Collaborative Touring Network. The festival took place twice a year in spring and autumn
Surroundings (2017)Invisible DustWriter. Curated by Invisible Dust and bringing together artists and scientists to produce artworks that explore the environment, Surroundings is a new three-year programme of artist residencies and events with different but interrelating environmental themes. The theme for year one (2017) is food and looks at the impact of seasons on fruit and vegetable production by three artists – Gayle Chong Kwan, Laura Wilson and New Zealand artist Ahilapalapa Rands – and a writer: Dave Windass. This year artist advisors include social scientist Lewis Holloway, Reader In Geography at the University of Hull, who has a specialist interest in sustainability, food, farming and the countryside
Amy Johnson Festival (2016) Amy Johnson Festival LtdProgramme Lead for Performing Arts for this nine week multi-discipline arts and engineering festival
The Way We Were (2016)Tenfoot Dance CompanyProducer
First Story (2016-2019)First StoryPartnerships & Projects. Including National Writing Day, Young Writers Festivals at University of Cambridge and University of Hull and Arvon Summer Residentials
2017 UK City of Culture (2016)2017 UK City of CultureCreation of training material and resources for 4,000 volunteers for this year-long cultural event
Larkin Revisited (2015)Ensemble 52Commissioned by Roots & Wings. Poetry readings and biographical history of Philip Larkin, performed at multiple sites
Scratch@Fruit (2010-2013)Dave Windass & Ensemble 52Founder, event promoter and curator of Hull's first scratch theatre night -Scratch@fruit - which was hosted at warehouse venue Fruit, ran for three years and showcased the work of 80 writers and included contributions from Hull Truck Community Choir, Hull Truck Theatre Company, Middle Child Theatre Company, Penny Duck, Penguin Pie, NAPA, Hull College, Hull School of Performing Arts, New Work Yorkshire and others
Culture Map (2013)Hull 2017 / Hull City CouncilCreative consultant for Hull 2017 city of culture map
London 2012 Cultural Olympiad (2012) Hull City Council / London 2012Storyline and script consultant for London 2012 Cultural Olympiad celebrations