Pete Talman.

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Pete wrote Electric Collectiv's first Radio Play "The Crazy House."

As a writer, Pete has enjoyed success during the past 5-6 years in a number of different scripted forms. He has written monologues and short 10 -15 minute plays that have been performed at the Salisbury Fringe Short Cuts and Gallery events. These include “Blank Verse” and “Tess, Toss, Tyrone”.


Pete was commissioned by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in 2014 to write a libretto for a Schools Opera based on the Rumpelstiltskin story.

His full length play, “Girls’ and Boys’” was shortlisted to a final 16 submissions by The Octagon theatre, Bolton.

Pete has contributed material to the Radio 4 Extra comedy show “NEWSJACK” and has enjoyed success contributing songs and sketches to Canal Café Theatre’s NewsRevue.

In February 2015 Pete’s 10 minute play, “Blank Verse” was performed at the Horse and Stables pub in Lambeth in a season of new writing organised by Ghost Dog.

Pete has collaborated with fellow writer Dan Page on a sit com and their first venture “Ann Dram” was recently voted Runner Up in the Manchester Sit Com trials.

In 2016 Pete’s monologue, “Give It Up For Evolution” won the Director’s Cut Monologue Mash competition.

Pete’s play, “Contactless” was longlisted by the 2019 Kenneth Branagh prize and his full length play, Casual Sex, reached the second round of the Papatango prize.

Pete’s  full length play, “I Know My Husband Loves Me” ran for a week at the Union Theatre, Southwark, in June 2019.

His monologue, “Look Away Now”, was performed as part of a festival of new writing by the Bashir Theatre Company at the Tristan Bates theatre in September 2019.

His one act play, “What’s Not To Like” was performed in Optik Theatre’s Three Play Festival in November 2019.

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