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 HARRY DUFFIN  

THEATRE.

1970 - 75  -  HUMBERSIDE THEATRE   Designer/Company stage manager.  Shows included -

                   -  The Cherry Orchard [Checkov]

                   -  The Fire-raisers  [Max Frisch]

​                   -  The Caretaker  [Pinter]

                   -  Zoo Story  [Albee]

                   -  Long Day's Journey into Night  [O'Neill]

                   -  Mother Courage  [Brecht]

                   -  Billy Liar  [Hall and Waterhouse]

                   -  Loot  [Joe Orton]


1976/7      -  SOHO POLY THEATRE  

                      Designer/stage manager working with Nigel Hawthorne, Diana Quick, Lesley Manville, Philip Davis                         and playwrights Barrie Keefe [Long Good Friday] and Glen Chandler  [Taggart]


1978/9      -  YOUTH THEATRE DIRECTOR, HUMBERSIDE THEATRE

                  -  The Golden Pathway Annual

                  -   Pikadon  [courtesy of Leeds Theatre in Education]

                 -   The Birthday Party  [Pinter]

                  -   Berk of a Nation  [Writer/Director]

                  -   Pantomonium  [Writer/Director]


1979/80    -  DIRECTOR ,  HUMBERSIDE THEATRE

                  -  Confusions   [Alan Ayckbourne]

                   -  Well Goodnight Then   [Alan Plater]

                   -  Arabian Nights  [Phil Woods]

                   -  Spacemad   [Childrens' play. Writer/Director]


1981/83     -  DESIGNER/COMPANY MEMBER at LEEDS THEATRE IN EDUCATION

                  -  Productions included the award-winning 'RAJ` and 'DIRTY RASCALS' 

                 -  LEAP IN THE DARK   [Leeds Playhouse]


2014        -  CLOUD 9 

​                      TRIBES  [Writer]  A musical stage version based on 'The Tribe' television series 


BBC RADIO 

1981         -  LIFETIME Series  [Schools Radio]  A series of 7 fifteen minute plays about adolescence

                -   The Truant, The Loner, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Dirty Stop Out, Have One on Me, Lay Off Them                            Shoes, It´s All Lies Half of It.   [Published by the Cambridge University Press]


1982        -  BBC Schools   2 Original plays  HOOKED, EMMA'S STORY


1983        -  AFTERNOON THEATRE

                -  Daydream Believer

                -  Blinded by the Light


NOVELS ​

​2010        -  CHICAGO MAY - Irish teenager flees abusive home to find a new life in 1920's New York, and in 2                            years becomes the most successful con-woman in the city.  [From my original screenplay of the                              same name 2001. Inspired by a true story]    [Amazon Books and Kindle]


2012        -  BIRTH OF THE MALL RATS -  Children try to survive in apocalyptic world after a virus has wiped out                      the adult population.  Novelization of the beginning of ´The Tribe´.  [Amazon Books and Kindle]


2011        -  JAIL TALES  -  Memoirs of a Lady Prison Governor.  Collaboration with my wife Chris recounting,                            mostly amusing, incidents in her 20 year career in the UK prison service.  [Amazon books and Kindle]


20-?       -  ISLAND OF DREAMS - A love story set against the backdrop of the 1950's Cuban Revolution.  In                               development.