Mike Akers wrote his first play, Holding Hands with Angels, for Theatre West in the late '90s. Since then he has had over 30 plays commissioned, including productions for Salisbury Playhouse, Bristol Old Vic, Travelling Light, The Tobacco Factory, Sixth Sense Theatre, Polka Theatre and BBC radio.
Mike Akers studied drama at the University of East Anglia.
Previous work with Sally Cookson: Boing!, Bob the Man on the Moon, Treasure Island, Peter Pan, Jane Eyre
His latest play, Outpost, tours the UK and Europe in autumn 2015.
Published August 2015