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Othniel E. Smith


E-mail: othnielsmith@yahoo.com


CREDITS:

Heartbreak Hotel”              
BBC Radio 4 Short Story, 1988

Sanctified”                           
BBC Radio 4, 30 Minute Theatre, 1992

A Little Knowledge”          
Rehearsed Reading, Made In Wales Stage Company, 1993

To The Limit”                     
BBC Radio Wales, 30 Minute Drama, 1993

Thank-You For Talking To Me Africa
BBC Radio 4, Afternoon Theatre, 1994

The Laws Of Physics”        
BBC Radio 4, Short Story, 1995

The Morality Of The Jungle
BBC Radio 4, Short Story, 1996

Singing The O’Riley Song
Rehearsed Reading, Made In Wales Stage Company, 1997

All Boys Seeking Adventure
BBC Radio 4, Short Story, 1998 (also published in “Mama's Baby, Papa's Maybe”, ed. Lewis Davies & Arthur Smith, Parthian Books, 1999)

Face Like John Cazale
Rehearsed Reading, Dempsey's Pub Theatre, Cardiff, 1998

Giant Steps
Full Production, Made In Wales Stage Company, Oval House, London, November 1998 & Chapter, Cardiff, December 1998 (also published in “New Welsh Drama II”, ed. Jeff Teare, Parthian Books, 2001)

 Revolutionaries
Rehearsed Reading, Dempsey's Pub Theatre, Cardiff, 1999

Floating
D.M.S.R.
Does It Have Tits In It
Rehearsed Readings, Dempsey's Pub Theatre, Cardiff, 2000

Man Talk
BBC Radio 4, Afternoon Theatre, 2001

The Story of Tracy Beaker”:  Series 1 – 1 episode (“Temporary Care Worker”)
BBC Television, 2002

Fight Of The Century
The Sherman Plays – BBC Radio Wales/Sherman Theatre, Cardiff; April 12-13 2002

The Story of Tracy Beaker”:  Series 2 – 4 episodes (“Bad Girls”, “Secrets And Lies”, “The Long Goodbye”, “Genius At Work”)
BBC Television, 2003

“Kerching”: Series 1 – 1 episode (“Project Ska-Face”)
BBC Television, 2003

The Story of Tracy Beaker”:  Series 3 – 2 episodes (“No-one Quite Like Grampa”, “Just Desserts” )
BBC Television, 2003

“Kerching”: Series 2 – 1 episode (“Let’s Get Deep!”)
BBC Television, 2003

“Hilltop Hospital” : 2 episodes (“Smile”, “The Blues”)

Siriol Productions/Folimage, 2003


The Story of Tracy Beaker”:  Series 4 – 1 episode (“Best Of Enemies”)
BBC Television, 2004


The Sycamore Close Massive

Joint runner-up in BBC Two-Timing Sit-Com script competition, 2003-2004

Singing The O’Riley Song
Rehearsed Reading, Drum Theatre, Plymouth, June 16, 2004


War Stories

From “Every Tongue Got To Confess”
BBC Radio Four, Afternoon Reading, August 2, 2004


  
“Burned”
“On The Edge” Rehearsed Reading,
Chapter Media Centre, Cardiff, 23 March, 2005


Home Again

Shadow Commission of episode for BBC Sit-Com, 2006


“Dirty-Something”
“Made In Wales” Rehearsed Reading,
R.A.D.A. Bar, London, 16 January, 2007

The Exquisite Corpse
Co-Author for True/Fiction Theatre Company
Weston Studio, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 19-20 October, 2007

Oliviaville
Black Cowboy Novel

The Beauty
Short film (writer/director), broadcast in “Red Carpet” on
Propeller TV (Sky Channel 195), January-February 2008

26 Beers
Short film (writer/director), broadcast in “Red Carpet” on
Propeller TV (Sky Channel 195), January-February 2008

The Naked Major
Short play, rehearsed reading, part of “Dirty Protest 3”
Milgi, City Road, Cardiff, 24th January, 2008

The Exquisite Corpse
Co-Author for True/Fiction Theatre Company
Weston Studio, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 24-26 July, 2008
C venue 34, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, 30th July-25th August, 2008

Charismatic
Short Film (writer/director)
June-July, 2008

This Whole Guns Knives Gangs Thing
Treatment for verbatim drama
Arts Council of England, Young People's Participatory Theatre Project
August, 2008


“Dirty-Something”
“Made In Wales” Rehearsed Reading,
Chapter, Cardiff, 30th October, 2008

See The Glory
Reading for the Talawa Theatre Company “Manz Like Me” Season
Young Vic Theatre, London
November 20th, 2008

Yer Blues
Novel, published via Youwriteon.com
April, 2009

The Exquisite Corpse
Co-Author for True/Fiction Theatre Company
Southwark Playhouse, London SE1
May 5th-May 30th, 2009

‘To A Young Poet’ by R. S. Thomas
Short film – devised and edited
July 2010

"The Way Of It"
Compilation of the poetry of R. S. Thomas -
devised and edited
Dylan Thomas Centre, 1st November, 2010
part of the Dylan Thomas Festival, 2010

"Tati's Hotel"
Machine Productions/Screen Door
for CITV and TV Ontario
Episodes: "Alien", "Writer", "Ghost"
Spring 2011

"Whereof One Cannot Speak"
Sherman Theatre Podcast, 2011
http://www.shermancymru.co.uk/podcast/


Proverb
Short film – written and directed
June 2011
On Youtube

King Horse
Short film – written and directed
June 2011
On Youtube


"The Quiet Life"
Feature-length screenplay
commissioned by Sen Productions Ltd.
Summer 2011

"I've Been Expecting You"
Short screenplay
Joint winner of BBC Writers Room "Hackgate" Rapid Response Competition
http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/writersroom/2011/08/hackgate.shtml
August 2011


The Key
Short film – writer
Directed by Michael Wong for Sen Productions Ltd.
August 2011


"Miss Hanley's Letter"
Short novel - exclusive to Amazon's Kindle Store
March 2012

"Sons of Nervous Lovers"
Novella - available from Amazon's Kindle Store
May 2012


The True Story Of My Alien Abuctions: by Adrian Longton
Novella - available from Amazon's Kindle Store
August 2012


Farewell, Farewell
Shown as part of “Roathbud: Film Discoveries 2012”
Made In Roath Festival, Cardiff
October 2012


The Great Longing
Shown as part of SHOrts Exhibition
Sho Gallery, Cardiff
October 2012


Songs For Swinging Lovers
Rehearsed Reading by Dirty Protest
Picnic Plays / Celtic Festival
Clwyd Theatre Cymru
15th May 2013

“‘The Shipwright’s Love Song’ by Jo Bell”
Shown as part of the Liberated Words Poetry Film Festival at Bristol Poetry Festival
October 3rd, 2013

“‘Lulu Gay’ by Wallace Stevens”
Shortlisted for the Ó Bhéal International Poetry-Film Competition at the Indie Cork Festival of Independent Cinema 2013


Say It
Short screenplay for the “Made In Wales” series
Dir: Andrew Pring
It’s My Shout Ltd
Broadcast on BBC2 Wales, 5th November, 2013



Natural Selection
Dir: Maureen Rutherford
Short play presented as part of “All You Need Is Love”
Suitcase Theatre, Connah’s Quay Labour Social Club, Clwyd
14th February, 2014


"The Naked Major"
Published in Bare Fiction, Issue 2
April, 2014

When We Two Parted” – by Lord Byron
Reversed Poetry Film Festival, Amsterdam, April 2014

"On Being Brought From Africa To America" - By Phillis Wheatley
Filmpoem Festival, in conjunction with Felix Poetry Festival, Antwerp, June 2014

Untitled No. 67
Three-minute radio drama for “Pitch To The Power Of Three”
12th June, 2014


The Want Of Intimacy
Selected for Art @ The Quays, part of Colony 14 (colonyprojects.co.uk), Bridge Warehouse, Teifi Wharf, Cardigan/Aberteifi, West Wales; 20th August to 1st September 2014.