Arvon Foundation: Playwriting Course
Soho Theatre Co.: Playwriting Workshops
Awards: Peggy Ramsay Trust Grant
A Square of One's Own - (Radio 4) four part sitcom
based on the Bloomsbury Group) broadcast May-June 1996
King Street Junior (Radio 4) - one episode co-written
with Dave Single, broadcast April 1995
Weekending (Radio 4) - commissioned writer 1992-97
The News Huddlines (Radio 2) - commissioned for three
Broth (BBC Radio Wales) - contributor
The Treatment (Radio 5 Live) - commissioned writer
The Beaton Generation (Radio 4) - commissioned
Rory Bremner - who else? (Channel Four) - numerous
Bremner, Bird and Fortune (Channel Four) - numerous
1998 BAFTA Film Awards - co-writer (with Rory Bremner, John Langdon
and Ian Johnson) of Rory Bremner's speech
No Limits (Sky TV) - numerous sketches.
L!VE TV - Material used by stand-up Mark Brailsford
Newsrevue - contributed sketches since 1991, and served as Script
Editor for two years.
Westending - Jermyn Street Theatre, Piccadilly Circus
After Eight Stint - Offstage Downstairs, Chalk Farm
Various other revue shows in London and the Edinburgh fringe.
She's All Mine - Romantic comedy screenplay
Picture of Darren Gray - comedy screenplay being
considered by Vera Productions
The New Canterbury Tales, linked to The Poet's Tale
- documentary on Chaucer - series idea with Gareth Edwards, BBC
Alice in WonderBand - radio play, being submitted
by Ned Chaillet, BBC Radio Drama, to next commissioning round
Chores - TV sitcom about a scatty music teacher and
her expat accountant sister who comes to stay...and stays.
Hettie - full length play being rewritten with support from the
Peggy Ramsay Foundation. 1998.
Articles in The Independent, Time Out, Topical Books
to the works reserved by The Ivan Shakespeare Estate . For inquiries about
Ivan's work, please
contact his widow Elspeth MacLean through the Writers Guild.