Tim Luscombe is a playwright and director

We Will Rock You

We Will Rock You opened in Milan in October 2018 and tours Italy through spring 2019. https://www.facebook.com/wewillrockyouitalia/

One day, it seemed to me, the ghosts were real, the next not. One day the governess was a brave young woman brim full of integrity and love for her charges, the next a murdering psychotic.

Tim writes about the problems he encountered and solutions he found when adapting Henry James’ Turn of the Screw for the stage. His adaptation opened in Colchester in February 2018 and toured around the UK for 11 weeks. It will be revived in the spring of this year, opening in Exeter at the Northcott Theatre and touring the UK for a further 12 weeks. Read more

published work

Turn of the Screw (Oberon Books)
Emma (Stagescripts)
Northanger Abbey (Nick Hern Books)

The Schuman Plan. (Nick Hern Books)
Persuasion (Oberon Books)
Kimalia (Stagescripts)

Amateur Rites (Stagescripts)
Mansfield Park (Oberon Books)
The Green Bay Tree – editor (Oberon Books)

featured work

All the time, I’m thinking two things. 1. will Jane Austen forgive me? And 2. will the audience love this bit as much as I do?

Tim discusses the background to his work on adapting Jane Austen and dealing with the tension between his love for Austen and his desire to keep a contemporary audience entertained. Read more