August 2015

Updates coming soon!

July – September 2014

Musical adaptation of  The Boy Who Fell Into A Book by Alan Ayckbourn

Full Production Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Some great reviews:


The Observer

The Guardian

What’s On Stage

The Stage

British Theatre Guide

Scarborough News

The York Press

The Public Reviews

The Northern Echo

Yorkshire Post

The Times


Book: Alan Ayckbourn and Paul James

Music by Cathy Shostak and Eric Angus

Lyrics: Paul James

Musical Director: Mark Warman

Director: Sir Alan Ayckbourn


April 2014

Casting in two weeks for ‘Boy’! Rehearsals start mid June.

Opening night – July 22nd. Woop!


February 12 2014

We had a fantastic press launch of The Boy Who Fell Into A Book at the Old Vic, London and some great press reviews.

Nick Clark at The Independent …

Hannah Furness at the Daily Telegraph…

Rehearsals start mid June – everyone very excited




2013 -

After a recent successful reading with Janie Dee, Gary Milner and Liza Pulman of the musical adaptation of the Wimbledon Poisoner by Nigel Williams, writing will be completed by mid 2014.


Book/Lyrics: Paul James

Music: Eric Angus and Cathy Shostak

Musical Director: Mark Warman

Director: David Gilmore


July 5th 2013

Songs from ‘Legacy’ (Lyrics: Jenifer Toksvig) were performed by Annalene Beechey (playing Emma) and Nigel Richards (playing Nelson) for a charity evening aboard Nelson’s flagship HMS Victory. This event aims to raise money for the incredibly good cause of The Royal Navy & Royal Marines Children’s Fund, the only charity dedicated to supporting children whose parents work, or have worked, for the Naval service.




Recent News:

February 2013

Release of Jimbeau Hinson’s CD: Strong Medicine which includes our title track.

Strong Medicine


October 2012

MMD 20th Anniversary Gala Concert Novello Theatre, London


‘Paying Compliments’  (Lyrics: Paul James) was performed by Gary Milner and Annalene Beechey


July 2012

BBC TV Documentary series: The Men Who Made Us Fat, featured my 1980s Milky Way TV ad


Milky Way Video Clip