Ashgate Heritage Arts Artistic Director Musical dramatist, writer, producer and tutor.
Martin was born in Newport, South Wales He has had a close connection with Surrey having been to university in Guildford and his Magna Carta Musical was staged in the Electric Theatre. He has since lived in Dorking and Woking. In March 2018 Martin moved to Chesterfield.
Other musicals written by Martin include The Perfect City (which he also co-produced), Oswald and the Mystery of Comet Island, Mountains of the Moon and A Short History of Tractors (not) in Ukrainian based on the novel by Marina Lewycka.
Martin is an experienced musical director, composer, teacher, tutor and coach and enjoys collaborative working, adapting stories into musicals for performance. He has lectured at the Song Stage and Screen conference in Guildford and workshopped some of his shows with the Royal Academy of Music and Central School of Speech and Drama graduating students. With his professional production team (currently Ashgate Heritage Arts), Martin staged a sold-out run of "Ferguson's Gang" at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Mill Theatre.