Joe has had professional productions at venues such as The Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham, (SHERBET LEMON, BEST MAN FALLER, SPARE PRICK, ACTUALLY MOVING) directed by Sue Colverd and Jo Bousefield; Bristol Old Vic (JOINED AT THE HIP), directed by Joyce Branagh.
Joyce Branagh also commissioned Joe to write two new pantomimes for Watford Palace Theatre (CINDERELLA, ALADDIN). Joe’s play THE GOLDFISH BOWL, written in workshop with a group of secondary school students for Sixth Sense Theatre Company toured over 40 schools. In 2011 Joe’s musical comedy ‘RHINESTONE MONDAYS’ undertook a number one theatre tour around the UK starring Shaun Williamson (Eastenders, Extras, Life’s Too Short). Joe’s play ORANGES ON THE BRAIN was produced by Delirium Theatre at the Pegasus Theatre in June 2012 and at the Courtyard Theatre, London in July 2012.
Joe also works with his own theatre company, Balancing Act to produce his work locally in Oxford, directing DANCING TO THE SOUND OF CRUNCHING SNAILS, A FISTFUL OF MONDAYS (to become RHINESTONE MONDAYS), FUN RUN and SPARE PRICK at the OFS Studio in Oxford. In 2015 he also wrote and produced the family musical QUASIMODO AGOGO, with brother jim writing the score.
Joe wrote and performed a short piece I GET THAT A LOT at the Chipping Norton Theatre as part of PAINES PLOUGH’s COME TO WHERE I’M FROM initiative.
Joe has more recently turned his writing skills to Screenplays and is looking to progress that side of his work in the future with some scripts in development.