all truth passes through three stages.
first, it is ridiculed.
second, it is violently opposed.
third, it is accepted as being self-evident.

Arthur Schopenhauer

ABOUT

Born Tredegar, Wales

Educated at Pontllanfraith Primary School, Oakdale Comprehensive School, Cross Keys College and Swansea University


PUBLISHED WORK

The Guerilla tapestry / 1995

The Protest Of Discipline / 1996

Detritus / 1997

Mute Communion / 1997

Commemoration and Amnesia / Big Noise Productions / 1999

Fuse / Parthian Books / 2001

Against / 2003

Last wRites (Editor) / 2006

Darkness Is Where The Stars Are / Cinnamon Press / 2008

Tongues For A Stammering Time / Anhrefn Records / 2009


PERFORMED WORK

Everything Must Go / Sherman Theatre / 1999

Everything Must Go / UK Tour / 2000

The Guerilla Tapestry / Performed at the opening of the Welsh Assembly Voices Of A Nation concert / 1999

Pictures Of The Gone World / Film poem directed by Joanna Hughes for BBC Wales / 1999

Unprotected Sex / Sherman Theatre / 1999

The War Is Dead, Long Live The War / Sorted Productions / 2003 & 2005

Bridges / Play commissioned by Blaenau Gwent County Youth Theatre / 2006

Sing to Me / Play to commemorate the writing of the Welsh National Anthem with Gwent Theatre / 2006

The Sad Bells of Rhymney / Radio 4 and BBC Wales commission to write new lyrics to Idris Davies' poem The Bells Of Rhymney performed by Mike Peters (The Alarm) / 2007

Revelation / Faction Collective / 2008 

A Lament for Moths / Gwent Theatre for Young People / Soundtrack by James Dean Bradfield / 2009

The Forgotten: A Chartist Musical / Co written with Vanessa Dodd and produced in collaboration with The University of Wales, Newport / 2009 & 2014

Dandelion / Welsh Fargo Theare Company / Wales Tour / 2014

Before I Leave / National Theatre Wales / Spring 2016

 


FILM AND VIDEO

The Absents / Short film for BBC Wales and the UK Film Council / Sgrin / 2004

Short Films for Manic Street Preachers' DVD Release / 2005

Back Projections for Manic Street Preachers' LIFEBLOOD Tour / 2005

Video for Lethargy / Roadrunner Records / "A Lost Adoration" / 2007

 

Video for Manic Street Preachers' Indian Summer / Sony BMG / 2007

Video for The Manic Street Preachers' Send Away The Tigers / 2007

Nutters / Filmed at Headlands NCH School (Penarth) working with pupils as actors