PLAYS, SCREENPLAYS + PROSE

Charlie crook

new work

PROSE: frank

A horror story I wrote last year called ‘Frank’, inspired by Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. It follows a precocious but arrogant teenager, who attempts to bring someone back from the dead. His attempt at resurrection is doomed to fail, but it becomes a philosophically provocative experience.

prose: MOSES AND THE BURNING KUSH

'Kush'? Do you mean 'bush'? Well, no, actually. Not quite the story you grew up with... Moses is a young man from Michigan on a quest to obtain cannabis which will never burn down. But first he must complete three tasks...

upcoming work

theatre: The ziggurat

A historical comedy about Nebuchadnezzar, the Babylonian king, who tries to establish his dominance by building the tallest tower ever created - a huge phallic power symbol. Meanwhile, a young slave thinks he can cheat the Whore of Babylon...

THEATRE: meathead

Dark comedy. A thirty-year-old bodybuilder will do whatever it takes to win Mr Olympia, like his hero Arnold Schwarzenegger. As his journey with steroids continues, he begins to experience some very embarrassing and harmful side effects...