Colin Wakefield wrote Audience With Murder with actor and playwright Roger Leach. In addition to this thriller, he has written two stage comedies, Double Or Twin and On Your Honour (also with Roger Leach); Sleep No More, a supernatural thriller (with David Gillespie); and twenty traditional pantomimes and children's musicals, all with original music by Kate Edgar. He adapted My Dear Howey from the letters of the first Countess Spencer of Althorp, for solo performance by Pauline Gray. He is currently writing an epic poem, Rhyming History - the Story of England in Verse, of which a new volume is published annually. He also works as an actor and theatre director, and is a former teacher and law lecturer.