Award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer Robert Shearman, perhaps best known for reintroducing the Daleks to Doctor Who in 2005’s Dalek, has written a piece for London Omnibus, a collection of new plays opening next week in London.  The show marks a return to playwriting for Shearman, who has most recently won several awards for his short story collections.

Each of the four London Omnibus writers – Shearman plus Christina Barrett-Jones, Gus Gowland and Katherine Manners – was assigned a London bus line.  He or she then travelled on that bus before writing a short play prompted by some aspect of the journey.  Asia Osborne and Jeremy Lloyd Thomas are directing the resulting plays.

Workshop performances at RADA Studios at 7:30 p.m. on 10, 11 and 12 September 2014 and at 3:00 p.m. on 12 September 2014 will be followed by a gala presentation at the London Transport Museum at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday 14 September 2014.

Tickets for the workshop performances cost £15 each (£11 for concessions) and tickets for the gala (which include entry to the museum earlier in the day) cost £32. Tickets can be booked at http://www.thisstage.co.uk/LondonOmnibus/booking.html.

Further information and booking details are available here:
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Cameron K McEwan was the first owner and site editor of Blogtor Who since its creation in May 2008 until Dec 2015. A lifelong Doctor Who fan, Cameron has also written two books, The Who’s Who of Doctor Who and Doctor Who: The Big Book of Lists, and directed a film all about Doctor Who fans throughout the years, Who’s Changing - An Adventure In Time With Fans. Cameron also contributes TV and film news and reviews to BBC Radio London, Metro, Digital Spy, New York Observer and Den of Geek. He lives in London with his one trousers.

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