Michael Futcher & Helen Howard


Michael Futcher is a writer, director and actor. He has directed in both Australia and Britain and is a founder of Matrix Theatre (based in Brisbane).




Helen Howard is a writer and actor, having appeared frequently on stage, in television and in film, both in Australia and Britain. She is a dialect coach for stage and screen, and co-founder of Matrix Theatre.

In addition to A Beautiful Life and The Drowning Bride both published by Currency their credits as a writing team include Disobediently Yours, Edmund Kean (produced in the UK); Explosions, The King and the Corpse!, 1347, Cutting Loose, The Gypsy’s Gift, The Rise and Demise of Katie Who, Rapunzel, The Magic Jewel and The Bush Genie; and adaptations of Chekhov’s The Duel and Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita.

Futcher and Howard are married and live in Brisbane with their sons.

By Michael Futcher and Helen Howard, from Currency Press - see all

Beautiful Life, A Drowning Bride, The Wishing Well, The