"Shale’s adaptation is brilliantly structured: lifting you up with its comedy and then, when you least expect it, creeping up and mugging your heart"
- The Guardian

Writer
2015 THE 2000 YEAR OLD MAN, stage adaptation
2013 LISTEN, WE’RE FAMILY, verbatim stage play (co-writer)
2010 IT’S CHINATOWN, BBC Radio 4 short story (also reader)
2007 THE HARDER THEY FALL, BBC radio dramatisation
2003 Sketches for FRONT ROW, BBC Radio Arts programme
2002 CAVEMAN, INC., stage adaptation
2001 A DOG’S LIFE, Sony PlayStation 2 game
Nominated BAFTA Award, Best Childrens’ Video Game
2000 THE PRINCE OF WEST END AVENUE, BBC radio dramatisation
Nominated Best Radio Production, Sony Awards
2000 MY NIGHT WITH THE HAPPY HOOKER, newspaper feature (The Guardian)
1997 THE PRINCE OF WEST END AVENUE, stage adaptation
1996 … BY WOODY ALLEN, BBC radio adaptation
1996 WHAT MAKES SAMMY RUN? BBC radio dramatisation
1995 LAKE NO BOTTOM, BBC radio adaptation
1995 THE WILD PARTY, BBC radio adaptation
1994 THE THIRTEEN CLOCKS, BBC radio dramatisation
1994 MY DINNER WITH ANDRE, BBC radio adaptation
1993 DR STRANGELOVE, BBC radio dramatisation
Winner – Sony Award, Best Radio Dramatisation
Winner – Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Best Radio Dramatisation
1992 THE SET-UP, stage adaptation, Gate Theatre, London
Winner – Best One Person Show, London Fringe Awards
1991 THE SET-UP, BBC radio adaptation
1989 HOW I GOT THAT STORY, BBC radio adaptation
1988 THE WOODY ALLEN READER, BBC radio adaptation
1987 DREAMING OF BABYLON, stage adaptation
Nominated Best One Person Show, London Fringe Awards
1986 A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES, BBC radio adaptation
1985 A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES, stage adaptation
Nominated Best One Person Show, London Fringe Awards

Agent (Acting, inc. BBC radio)
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Voiceover Agent
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