RILEY, Martin. British, b. 1948. Genres: Songs/Lyrics and libretti, Science fiction/Fantasy, Children's fiction, Plays/Screenplays. Career: Director, performer, and writer for theater and television; lecturer. Countesthorpe Community College, Leicestershire, England, teacher, 1972-75; part-time lecturer or tutor in drama at institutions in England; conductor of drama workshops in schools, 1987-92; conductor of writing and drama workshops, 1993-. Local Brew Song and Dance Co., Leeds, England, founder, writer, director, performer, 1977-80; founder and developer, Leeds Drama Therapy Group, and Leeds Alternative cabaret, 1980; writer, director, and performer of plays for theater groups in England and on tour, 1980-92. Storyliner, writer, creator, and performer of television shows. Wrote lyrics for 3 modern oratorios, with music composed by Jack Glover. Publications: FOR CHILDREN BASED ON RILEY'S TELEPLAYS: Gruey, 1988; Gruey 2, 1989; Boggart Sandwich, 1989; Kevin's Cousins, 1992; (with J. Coombes) Kevin and Co., 1992; Tales from the Edge of the World, 1992; (with Coombes) Wilderness Edge, 1992. PLAYS: Usher, 1980; Alma-The Bad Old Days, 1980; Electric Christmas Show, 1981; The Bogeyman (musical), 1981; Flossie Jollyknickers Does Chaucer! (1-man touring show), 1982; Hearts and Spades, 1983; Trailer (musical), 1983; Curse of the Night School, 1984; Harry's Comet (musical), 1986; (adapter) Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, 1998; Truly the Greatest Love Story Ever Told. TELEPLAYS: Allsorts (34 episodes), 1986-87; Kevin and Co. (6-part series), 1992; Gruey (6-part series); Gruey 2 (6-part series); Tales from the Edge of the World; Boggart Sandwich; Kevin's Cousins (6-part series); Children's Ward (8 episodes); (with Coombes) Wilderness Edge (drama series); Wort Witch(40-part series), 2000; Wyrdsister (series), 2000; Boggarts (series), 2002. Address: c/o John Rush, Sheil Land Associates, 43 Doughty St, London WC1N 2LF, England.
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