We Got All The Shops, for National Theatre Wales

We Got All The Shops, for National Theatre Wales

We Got All The Shops is Alex’s new play exploring consumerism and austerity, is under seed commission with National Theatre Wales.

Snow White, for NIE

Snow White, for NIE

Alex is appearing in NIE’s Snow White this year at Tobacco Factory, Bristol.  The show tours the U.S. during 2020, opening at the New Victory, New York in April.

Light is on a Timer, for RSC

Light is on a Timer, for RSC

Alex’s play Light is on a Timer is currently under commission to the Royal Shakespeare Company.  This year the play has been workshopped at RSC with director Elayce Ismail and designer Rosanna Vize.

A Whole Way of Life* my play for National Theatre Wales

A Whole Way of Life* my play for National Theatre Wales

My play A Whole Way of Life * has been commissioned and developed by National Theatre Wales.  It’s for rural communities and the village hall is decked out for Gareth’s 21st birthday, where he’s all set to take over the farm.  Then a cowboy arrives. Over the past year or so I’ve developed the piece at Cowbridge […]

British Council Artists International Development

British Council Artists International Development

I’m so excited to have been awarded funding from the Artists International Development fund by the British Council and Arts Council of England.   I’m using this to develop contacts for my work in a European context, supported by coach Gary Hills.  I’m travelling to Montpellier to attend the International European Theatre Meeting, then in […]

Women of the World Caerdydd

Women of the World Caerdydd

In March I was invited to Wales Millennium Centre to speak and compere at Women of the World Caerdydd on the subject of inspiring change.  I was so proud to do this in the city I was born in, Cardiff and met some extraordinary co-panelists, some women who’ve really changed the world from the blogosphere […]

Cyrano, a collaboration with R.Wan and Cartoon de Salvo

Cyrano, a collaboration with R.Wan and Cartoon de Salvo

  My theatre company Cartoon de Salvo are joining forces with R.Wan, influential forerunner of France’s hip-hop musette scene, to create their own contemporary and idiosyncratic adaptation of Rostand’s great love story Cyrano de Bergerac. Salvo founders Alex Murdoch and Brian Logan have been huge fans of R.Wan’s band Java for many years and last […]

Birdhouse – supporting independent female theatre makers

Birdhouse – supporting independent female theatre makers

I’m cooking up a project called Birdhouse.  It’s not a show, it’s a practical thing, a support framework.  It connects the thinking about the small un-noticed stuff we found about women in Permission Improbable – with the idea of leadership in the arts for the independent theatre makers.  It’s at a pilot stage right now […]

National Theatre Studio – a writing journey

National Theatre Studio – a writing journey

Lately I’ve been stretching the definitions of my practise.  I’ve always made theatre through a devising process and in a way I guess I’m the auteur of my own work, although I kind of hate that term.  In a way I don’t care how work is arrived at, and I’m excited that the boundaries are […]

Hello welcome to my new website…

Ok so in the future when I pluck up the courage this is where I’ll be blogging…watch this space folks x