Robin Brooks has over twenty years’ experience of writing original plays and adaptations for BBC Radio. He is perhaps best known for his adaptation of Joyce’s Ulysses and his Robert Graves series: I, Claudius and Claudius the God.
Venue: Hylands House, London Road, Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
Tickets: £20 / £15 concessions (Students, Under 27s and Jobseekers)
Date and time: Sunday 19th June, 10.30am
Box Office: Book online or via Mercury Theatre 01206 573948 (10am – 8pm Tuesday to Saturday)
Free Parking: Car parking is included in the ticket price. Please register your car on arrival at Hylands House. Please note Hylands Estate are not able to refund car parking charges if you have already paid.
Robin has a long theatre track-record and is one of our most experienced radio dramatists. He was responsible for a day-long dramatisation of James Joyce’s Ulysses, as well as Boccaccio’s Decameron, I Claudius, and the novels of Raymond Chandler, and many others.
His adaptation of Henry James’s novella The Beast in the Jungle was performed in Snape Maltings Concert Hall, in collaboration with the Doric Quartet.
His comedy-drama Death in Southwold, based on the work of August Strindberg, was staged at the Southwold Theatre last summer.
Recent radio commissions include: an adaptation of Lytton Strachey’s Elizabeth and Essex for Drama on 3 in collaboration with the BBC Concert Orchestra, dramatizations of Scott-Fitzgerald’s The Beautiful and Damned, The USA Trilogy by John Dos Passos, Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain, Byron’s Don Juan, and Moominland Midwinter.
Robin lives and works in Suffolk with his wife, the radio-producer Fiona McAlpine.