My Work...



I have directed productions both in the UK and The Bahamas, highlights include: 

The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare

RSC, First Encounters national tour

Sapho and Phao by John Lyly

RSC Next Generation, The Other Place

Here Be Monsters The Santa Trap musicals by Belfield & Slater

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton and national tour

Alice in Wonderland adapted by Belfield & Slater

Watermill Theatre, Newbury

Walking The Chains by ACH Smith

Show of Strength & Circomedia (Passenger Shed, Bristol)

You Can't Take It With You by Kaufman and Hart

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama


Hibiscus Hotel by R. Belfield

Yellowtale Theatre (Bahamas)

Anna Karenina adapted by Helen Edmondson

The Oxford School School of Drama (Pegasus Theatre / Royal Court)

Othello, or the Tragedy of Conchy Joe adapted by R. Belfield

Nuffield Theatre and Yellowtale Theatre (touring)

A Christmas Carol adapted by David Holman

Dukes Theatre, Lancaster

The Entertainer by John Osborne

Nuffield Theatre

Ray Sisay and Eloise Secker in The Merchant of Venice at The RSC (2019)


I have written a number of plays and regularly collaborate with composer Simon Slater to create new musicals - including adaptions of Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland and Pinocchio


Other plays include:


Hibiscus Hotel 

A Bahamian comedy


Hey U OK? 

Verbatim play about online relationships


Dat Bahamian Ting 

A romantic comedy, set in The Bahamas

Around the World in Eighty Days

Large cast adaptation of Jules Verne's classic adventure

I have also written a practical handbook for theatre makers (with a second on its way): 


Telling The Truth - How to Make Verbatim Theatre (Nick Hern Books)  OUT NOW - click here to order your copy


Currently I am Principal Lecturer at the Institute for Contemporary Theatre in Brighton. Previously I have taught and directed at a number of UK drama schools - inc. Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and The Oxford School of Drama.  I also served as External Examiner for The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School between 2012-2016.




Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Committee Member - The Royal Shakespeare Company

Trustee - Attic Theatre Company

Advisory Board Member - The Children's Theatre Partnership