Friday, May 19, 2006


In December 2006 I directed THE MAGIC FLUTE AND THE BROOMSTICK, Simon Butteriss's wonderful new 'conflation' of The Magic Flute and Hansel and Gretel - for children's performances at The Wigmore Hall, London. Performances took place on 9th and 10th of December on the main stage at The Wigmore Hall.

For further details follow this link to the Wigmore Hall Website -
  • The Wigmore Hall
  • Thursday, May 18, 2006

    Listen Again to my 'Columns' for BBC Radio 4

    If you would like to listen to my recent radio pieces for Radio 4's HOME TRUTHS - follow the links.

    My first 'column' is about being the son of a retired policeman, which I am. (Dad's standing second from left - Hendon Police Driving School - 1960)

  • Policeman's Son

  • The second is about having a panic attack on a London commuter train which, recently, I did.

  • Panic Attack

  • My life was saved by a mint with a hole.
    My Saviour

    Recent Production - EUGENE ONEGIN for British Youth Opera

    In September 2006 I directed a new production of Tchaikovsky's opera EUGENE ONEGIN for British Youth Opera.

    Follow this link to view the review from The Times

  • The Times review of William Kerley's BYO 2006 production of EUGENE ONEGIN at the Peacock Theatre, London

  • and follow this link to view Clive Barda's striking photographs of the production, designed by the talented Tom Rogers.

  • Clive Barda's photographs of British Youth Opera ONEGIN 2006
  • Wednesday, May 17, 2006

    New 'Column' for BBC Radio 4's Home Truths

    Please follow this link to listen to my new piece for the BBC Radio 4 programme, Home Truths. It's about one of the toughest jobs I ever had, working as an artists' model in Paris when I was 23. That isn't me in the above photograph, by the way, it's one I found in the archives...!

  • Life Model