Keith lives in North Yorkshire and started writing plays in 2010 following a career as a Chief Education Officer.
He is currently a Writer in Residence at The Pateley Playhouse.
His plays have been performed at the Classic Stage Company, New York; The Frazer Theatre, Knaresborough; The Arts Centre, Washington; Saltburn Community Theatre; Hampsthwaite Community Hall; and The Playhouse, Pateley Bridge. He was a finalist in the Annual Samuel French Off Broadway Short Play Festival, New York (2016); the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival, New Orleans, 2019 and the Full Circle Theatre Playwriting Festival 2017. He has twice been semi-finalist in the All England Theatre Festival and won the 2019 Geoffrey Whitworth UK Playwriting Competition, as well as being the runner-up in 2014 (the Journey), 2015 (Predictive Text) and 2018 (On False Premises).
SHORT PLAY FESTIVALS
Keith's play 'The Journey' was selected for performance at the 2016 Samuel French Off Off Broadway festival.
Keith's play 'On False Premises' was announced as a finalist in the 2019 Tennessee Williams Literary Festival
Keith's play 'A Penny For Them' won the 2019 Geoffrey Whitworth Trophy in the 2019 British Final of One Act Plays