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My name is Chris Towndrow and I have been writing since 1991. Kindle e-books of some of my work are available via this link.

2013 saw a major breakthrough in my writing for the stage – “Cinders“, a panto in full risque adult-only form premiered it’s 10-night professional run in Guildford in December, easily selling out all performances.

To follow this, in December 2014 I worked again with the Guildford Fringe Theatre Company on “D!CK” . Again we sold out, this time 17 performances to a total audience of over 1000.

Summer 2015 saw my first foray into drama, with “The Setup” taking part in the Guildford Fringe Festival.

December 2015 brought two adult pantos to the stage, simultaneously on stage in Guildford (“Aladdin Rub My Lamp“) and Woking (“D!CK”). Again we sold very well, over 30 performances to a total audience of over 1700.

I also enjoyed another performance of “D!CK” by an amateur group for a charity event in February 2017.

In The Works

It’s Spring 2017 and there are two projects in the pipeline. The first is provisionally titled “Jack’s Enormous Stalk” which is an old panto with a healthy amount of genetic crop modification! The second is my first foray into melodrama – a wry retelling of Romeo & Juliet, set in the 80s.

Elsewhere

By day I am a corporate video producer and marketer at London Corporate Media, helping promote my clients businesses and generate more sales for them. This is a domain characterised by technical knowledge, marketing, filmmaking techniques, storytelling and creativity.