As well as working as an actor and director, Paul has also written for numerous different mediums over the years. Some writing credits include:
Writer: new material for a short live stage version of ‘Happy Hour’
Writer: the World Premiere of ‘Wise Men Say‘, a brand new one-act play about Sunderland AFC
Writer: continuing to write for Paul & Nessa’s Happy Hour
Script adaptation: ‘Romeo + Juliet’ for Cranked Anvil. The production won ‘Best Shakespeare’ in the North East Theatre Guide Awards 2016
Script adaptation: ‘Hamlet’ for Cranked Anvil.
Script adaptation: ‘Henry V’ for Cranked Anvil. The production came third in the North East Theatre Guide Awards 2016 ‘Best Shakespeare’ category
Writer: continuing to write for weekly radio sketch comedy show ‘Paul & Nessa’s Happy Hour‘
Script adaptation: the World Premiere of ‘Catherine Cookson’s The Cinder Path’, which opened at The Customs House theatre in South Shields – Cookson’s home town
Writer and Creator: Weekly radio sketch comedy show ‘Paul & Nessa’s Happy Hour‘ on Spark FM
Script Adaptation and Consultant: ‘The Tempest’ for TheatreSpace NE.
Writer: ‘The Occasional Adventures of Bartington and Dunford’, a radio comedy.
Writer (adapting from original stage script): ‘Voyage From Titan’, a radio comedy for Cranked Anvil.
Writer (adapting from original film script): ‘Hello, I Love You’, a radio comedy for Cranked Anvil.
Script Adaptation: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream‘ for TheatreSpace NE.
Writer and Presenter: ‘Sunderland: Sleeping Giant‘, a documentary on the City of Sunderland.
Writer: ‘Don’t Trust Salmon: Fin’, a sketch comedy show at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Writer (award-winning): Sketch comedy ‘supergroup’ Swagger Jagger, in ‘Late Night Gimp Fight‘s Sketch Off’ at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Writer: Various sketch comedy gigs with sketch group Don’t Trust Salmon.
Writer (book and lyrics): ‘Joey Cotter and the Lost Mineral’, a musical play for young people.
Writer: ‘CSI:London’, a spoof comedy web-series.
Writer (book and lyrics): ‘Voyage From Titan’, a comedy musical which premiered at the White Bear theatre, London.
Writer: ‘CSI:London’ pilot – a spoof comedy webisode.
Writer (commissioned): Theatre-in-Education play for key stage 3 pupils, ‘The Fete of Lower Walden’, on climate change issues.
Writer (commissioned): ‘To Take The Fall’, a play for drama school students.
Writer (commissioned): Short film ‘The After School Club’ for Best Shot Youth Theatre Productions.
Script Consultant: ‘Babes In The Wood’ at the Novello Theatre.
Writer: Stage play ‘Hello I Love You’ at the Cockpit Theatre, London.
Writer: short film ‘Hanging On The Telephone’.
Writer: Stage play ‘So They All Rolled Over’.