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Timeline

1987

Writer in Residence

Kenton Youth & Community Centre

1988

Growing Pains

Play, Tynewear Theatre in Education

1988

Mother of Invention

Play, Northumberland Youth Theatre

1989

The Cure

Play, The Crucible Theatre Sheffield

1989

Young

Live Theatre

1990

Gone with the Lettuce

Play, Northumberland Youth Theatre

1992

Rafferty's Café

Play, Quondam Theatre Company

1993

Head of Steel

Play, Quondam Theatre Company

1994

Black Diamonds

Play, Quondam Theatre Company

1995

Sauce→

Poetry anthology with the Poetry Virgins.

 

1996

Snapping

Write Out Loud Radio 4

1996

She Hadda Fly

BBC Radio Four – half hour play

1997

Scraping The Sky

BBC Radio 4 Five monologues

1997

The Women Who Painted Ships

Play, Live Theatre

BBC Radio 4, Live broadcast

1997
-1998

Eating The Elephant

Play. Ashton Group. Barrow.
At Issue Theatre Company Milwaukee USA

1998

Crocodile Soup

BBC Radio 4 Late Night Story

1998

Northern Electric Artist of the Year

1998

Commonwealth Broadcasting Prize for Short Fiction

1998

The Language of Animals

Siren Films (poetic narrative for short film)

1999

The Night Tom Jones Came to Barrow

Play, Barra Mundi Project. Ashton Group

2000

Venetia Love Goes Netting

Play, Live Theatre

2001
-2002

Personal Belongings

Play, Live Theatre & Edinburgh Festival

2001

Sealife

BBC Radio Four
Philosophers/Think Tank

2001

Vermin

Serialised fiction BBC Tyne online with Sean O’Brien

2002
-2004

Royal Literary Fund Project Fellow

Newcastle University

2002
-2014

Doughnuts Like Fanny's

Play, Quondam Theatre and Sandra Hunt

2002

The Last Post

Play, LiveTheatre/Durham Elements Group

2002

Attachments

Play, Live Theatre

2002

The Black Path

Radio Three play with Sean O’Brien

2002

Glass Benches→

Newcastle’s City Centre with glass maker Cate Watkinson

2003

Cold Calling

Anthology of Plays

2003

The Writers Choice

Writer in residence at Live Theatre with Sean O’Brien

2003

Northern Rock Foundation Writer's Award winner

2003

Posties

Five short plays.
Women’s Hour BBC Radio 4

2003

Cold Calling

Tyne Tees TV/Live Theatre

2004

BBC Inside Out

BBC Newcastle broadcast. Feature on Julia Darling writing and health.

2004
-2005

Fellow in Literature and Health

Newcastle University

2005

Appointments

Five short plays
Woman’s Hour  BBC Radio 4

2005

Poet in Residence at the Guardian Unlimited

2005

Eating the Elephant and other Plays

Anthology of Plays

2005

Manifesto for a New City

Play for Northern Stage

2005

The Street read at Durham Literary Festival

Short Story on BBC Radio 4

2005

Two Lighthouses

Short film by Tina Ghivari

2007

The Waiting Room

BBC Radio 4 adaptation of weblog

2007

The Taxi Driver's Daughter

Play, adaptation of novel by Live Theatre

2011

Attachments

Short Film directed by Peter Marbucco, Canada

2014

The Women who Painted Ships

Play, part of ‘Tyne’ at Live Theatre

2014

Local Heroes Bronze Plaque on Newcastle Quayside

NewcastleGateshead Initiative

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