The Sitcom Trials

CREDIT: Writer & Performer

I wrote France’s entry for the inaugural Eurovision Sitcom Contest this year (a one-off title given to a Sitcom Trials show paying homage to the other Eurovision show).  Although it came a close second to an excellent script by a well-rehearsed Israeli team it will be extra memorable for me – being forced to step in at the last minute to play the lead role of Lapierre. A short extract of my performance can be seen in this video, saying, among other things “Heil Shitler!

Up and Running

CREDITS: Writer & Director

[shot on super16: digibeta master: comedy/drama: monologue: runtime 7 mins 46 secs]

On a bright spring day in a park overlooking London, a lonely middle aged man recollects an evening in his life he’d rather forget.

Distribution: Portobello Film Festival, Greenwich Film Festival and the BBC London British Short Film Festival (2000)

The making of Blackcurrant Tango

CREDIT: Director

I worked as a producer on this award-winning spot for Blackcurrant Tango. Part of the brief was to supply the client with a “making-of” video – which I duly shot and directed. It was after this that I asked Ray Gardner to star in my short film “Up and Running”.