Mark Whiteley is an actor, writer and theatre producer from the UK. He has written numerous plays and stories for the theatre. He won the MTA for Thick As Thieves.
Many people have many ways to write, here's some of the tricks I've learnt along the way.
Idea – the idea is the most important part of writing my stories. To me they usually come out of the blue and very quickly. I usually write a half page synopsis of every idea. If the idea is any good it stays with me, I think about it...
When writer Mark and nurse practitioner Joanne tied the knot in Nashville Tennessee there was a little niggling doubt in the backs of their minds. You see, this couple hadn’t told a soul that they were getting married, and they had 100 guests invited to their ‘real’ wedding back in the UK when they got home.
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This month we talk about shoes. Please stay with us. Very funny. And we talk about the secret word we use to stop Jo from choking Mark.
Foot fetish fun. How to REALLY use the Samaritans. 1066 and all that. Hastings. Liar, liar the French teacher's on fire.
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We meet up with legendary country star Dylan Williams in Nashville to talk about rubbish (garbage) and journey from Atlanta to Tennessee.
Is America Fat?
How Irish can a bar be?
Walmart V Aldi
The New, New Avengers.
The Queen is famous, really famous. This week we jump on the back of popular culture when we take a look at the royal family. Hear about the time I slipped one of them a brown envelope containing 500 quid. And the time I trumped at Lady Di's wedding and followed through. Joanne gives her insight into Princess Margaret.
When Mark was growing up in the entertainment business he would give my time freely to learn his trade. It seems most of today's young actors don't want to put a shift in. We need to reinvent our theatre and we need to do it now.