I have an MPhil in Playwriting from The University of Birmingham and I am an alumnus of Playhouse Playmaker; The Oxford Playhouse's writers' attachment programme.


I have written plays for various Fringe Festivals and often adapt classic texts for younger audiences.

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  • Wasted Love (extract) - directed by John Retallack, Burton Taylor Studio (2019)

  • The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - co-written with Jonathan Lloyd and directed by Tracey Street, Fred Theatre UK Schools Tour (2018)

  • A Christmas Carol - co-written with Jonathan Lloyd and directed by Robert Ball, Fred Theatre UK Schools Tour (2017)

  • Winners - directed by Robert Ball, The Crescent Theatre, 2016.

  • STAGES - directed by Robert Ball, Shout Festival (2015)

  • Love is a Cat Skin Rug - co-written and directed with Miranda Prag, Edinburgh Free Fringe + UK Music Festivals (2014)

  • Dark Matter - directed by Jonathan Lloyd, A E Harris Birmingham (2012)

  • What Remains - directed by Gwenda Hughes, The University of Birmingham (2012)

  • On His Return - directed by Zelda Hannay, Midlands Arts Centre (2012)

  • When The Clock Strikes & Maui: Miraculous Rebel - directed by Amie Taylor, The Last Refuge, Peckham (2012)

  • The Impossible Misadventures of an Escapology Troupe - directed by Robert Ball and Zelda Hannay, The University of Birmingham (2011)

  • A Pocket Full of Snow - directed by Kizzy Burt, MSW Elite School of Dance (2011)

I have adapted and abridged many well-loved stories into short plays for youth theatre groups. If you are a youth director, drama facilitator or teacher and need an abridged script, please get in touch.



© Phillipe Latour

Around the World in 80 Days


Jane Eyre



Here are a few examples of my work, please feel free to enjoy and if you would like to use them for performance then please do get in touch.