This one-act play takes the form of a lecture on the subject of improving your brain, which is disrupted when the audience insist on starting to solve a murder.
The script for a short public information film on how you are misinterpreting the world by failing to pay attention to the right details.
Another story from Allnighter (see above).
The idea behind this was some kind of distorted Time Out guide:
A scientist’s brain probe unleashes surprising thoughts in two young friends – from a knowledge of dead languages to a secret hatred.
A four-minute play, performed during a programme of short plays at the Lyric Studio Hammersmith.
I contributed a series of sketches to Rush Hour, a comedy sketch show on BBC Three, including the story of a mind-reading kid and Frankie Boyle as a tactless AA man.
Here is one of mine:
Some sketches I wrote for The Show What You Wrote, broadcast on BBC Radio 4:
The relaxing spa:
Meeting the hermit
This is a sketch I wrote for The Headset Set, a show about a call centre, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
A selection of sketches I’ve written for Newsjack, BBC Radio 4Extra’s topical comedy series.
This telescope sketch made quite the splash in the world of giant telescopes. They did seem a bit upset about the accent though:
A story from the archives about a footballer’s affair:
A satanist Thought for the Day:
Some helpful tax advice:
Some sketches I wrote for Recorded for Training Purposes, a sketch show on BBC Radio 4:
Reading Heat magazine:
and Men’s Health:
A train announcement:
An email disclaimer:
Three more 55-word stories, published in Notes from the Underground:
The system of status-related hats was a great success. No more wasting time at parties talking to someone, only to discover they were a junior executive’s girlfriend or a waiter. James was delighted to finally make it to the level of trilby, although he noticed that anyone above a pith helmet now ignored him completely.