Derek Jacobi and John Dagleish in a public staged reading of Graham's play - A son of Many Fathers.
Graham was a keen performer from a young age, making his TV debut on the Anglia TV Children's Christmas Special 'Romper Room' at the age of 4 in 1970 ! And his Stage debut as Little Jake in Annie Get Your Gun at the Theatre Royal, Lincoln, in 1971.
At Rugby School he won the Drama Prize for his portrayal of Octavius Caesar In Shakespeare's Anthony and Cleopatra. After Rugby, he briefly attended the Great Eastern Stage School playing the part of Squealer in in adaptation of George Orwell's Animal Farm at the Lincoln Theatre Royal. At University he wrote and directed his first play - A Study in Self Indulgence - which earned him his first pay check for his writing.
For Seven years Graham taught at the UK's oldest drama school - LAMDA - teaching History and Context of Theatre to the Foundation Students and also the MA in High Comedy. Here, he workshopped Her Holiness the Pope - a play based on a book by Gerald Noel and began to write The Seeing Place - an inclusive and diverse history of performance around the world.
Most recently he has worked in collaboration with Seven Star Arts and actress Carole Ashby -and created Cocktails with Vivien - a show about the tempestuous life of double Oscar Winning Vivien Leigh.
Selected Stage credits include:
The Glastonbury Tales - Southwark Playhouse - writer/poet
An Evening of Opera - St John's Smith Square - director/producer.
Born to Boogie - Cafe de Paris – Poet,
Songs of Reckoning - King's Place – Writer,
Songs of the Zeitgeist - King's Place - Writer - narrator.
Son of Many Fathers - European School of Young Performers – writer,
Enoch Arden - British School, Rome – narrator,
Her Holiness the Pope - Linbury Studio, LAMDA - writer- director,
A Westminster Christmas - Radcliffe Centre - Writer – director.
Let's Do it - Spring Cabaret - House House - writer/performer.
The 4 Horsemen - OSO – Producer,
Apocalypse Calypso - Home House - writer.
Words of War - Ulverston International Festival – poet,
Peter Pan - Chelsea Theatre – Producer/Director,
The Thwarting of Baron Bolligrew - Chelsea Theatre - Producer/director,
Carry on Pompeii - LAMDA Foundation – director,
The Bacchae - LAMDA Foundation – director,
A History of Cabaret - Crazy Cows - MC
An Evening with Vivien Leigh - Crazy Coqs - Writer – narrator,
Cocktails with Vivien - OSO – writer – narrator.