Trained as an opera singer in the home counties between 1967-1973. Sang many roles from German, G & S, through Rossini, Mozart, Verdi et al. First directed in 1982 (MIKADO). Have now directed and/or performed in all 14 G & S operas at least 3 times, some a dozen or mor, in addition to other shows including most recently SORCERER, PINAFORE, PIRATES, PATIENCE, MIKADO, GONDOLIERS, ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD, BITTER SWEET, CANDIDE and CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA. Currently engaged in costuming EUGENE ONEGIN.