Mike has been a professional playwright since 1983 having had over 13 of his plays performed. He has won both the Edinburgh Fringe First and the NSDF award. Mike has also worked commercially as a TV script editor (ITV network/Channel 5, a TV writer (ITV network/Channel 5) and a co-writer with Desmond Morris for Video Arts’ “Body Language at Work”.
As a former member of the WGGB TMA negotiating panel he fought to improve working conditions for professional playwrights. He has also been a writer (under licence) to Lucasfilm/BBC Worldwide/Paramount/MGM, a visiting Lecturer at University of Bedfordshire in Screenwriting, a founding member of Scriptbeds Festival and a script reader for the Royal National Theatre, The Kings Head, Bill Kenwright Ltd and Arts Council England.
Mike holds a BA (2.1.) Hons, Theatre Studies, Lancaster University and an MA (Theatre) Leeds University.
“You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.” Deepak Chopra