Playwright Cheryl Barrett lives with her husband, Peter May, on the Isle of Wight and is a member of West Wight Writers Group.
A prolific writer since childhood, Cheryl has written scripts, books and poetry and is currently working on a collection of short stories. She has over eighty scripts published with Lazy Bee Scripts which include pantomimes, full length and one act plays, plays for schools & youth theatre, monologues and comedy sketches. She has also had scripts published by Spotlight Publications. To date Cheryl's scripts have been performed in 17 countries across the world; Australia, Canada, Ecuador, France, Germany, Ireland, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the United States.
Cheryl also collaborated on projects such as the 'Titchfield Tapestry Plays' and 'Romsey Ghost Walk' (Barrett & Heather).
Cheryl writes theatre reviews and articles for Sardines Magazine for Amateur Theatre. Her books, 'The Pantomime Writers Book of Gags and Routines' and 'More Gags and Routines' by Bob Heather and Cheryl Barrett have proved a popular resource for pantomime writers and are available for purchase here.
Cheryl facilitates script writing and pantomime workshops for adults, also drama workshops and storytelling sessions for children.