Michael was a British playwright, represented by Nick Quinn at The Agency. He was a graduate of the Royal Court’s Young Writers Programme, and was shortlisted for the 2014 Off West End.com ‘Adopt A Playwright’ Award.
In 2012, he was one of four playwrights chosen by the Writers Guild & RADA as part of their ‘Plays of Innocence and Experience’ development project, and in 2013 his play Saving Souls In Soho was selected to open ‘The Band Plays On’ festival of new writing at Greenwich Theatre.
His work has been described as “fun, sparky and full of ideas” (The Stage) “very pertinent..fast paced and very funny” (Socialist Worker) “pared and articulate” (What’s On London) “fiendishly sardonic” (Hackney Hive) “fluid, clever writing” (British Theatre Guide) “well constructed and thought provoking” (the London Magazine) and praised for “articulating and applying a magnifying glass” (Frost Magazine) and making audiences “question their political stance” (The Public Reviews).
His plays have been performed at the Arcola, the Southwark Playhouse, Theatre 503, RADA, Riverside Studios, the Kings Head, the Old Red Lion and the Old Vic Tunnels, amongst many others. A Handful of Mustard Seed received a rehearsed reading at the Bush Theatre Library in 2010 with Paula Wilcox in the lead role, and his debut short film Dawn Rescue premiered at the 2012 Portobello Film Festival.