Here is where you can learn about my many irons in the fire: directing, drama and audition coaching, event singing and music for residential homes, Murder Mystery parties and pub quizes.

BREAKING NEWS In December 2016 I directed an adult panto called 'Harry Poppers and the Deathly Swallows' at The Two Brewers and we have only gone and won the Boyz Magazine award for best panto!

My training at Bretton Hall included a directing module where I worked on a potted version of Tony Kushner's 'Angels in America' plus I have had the pleasure of directing full scale musicals with training professionals including: 'You're a Good Man Charlie Brown' and 'Godspell' at the Wakefield Theatre Royal. Since graduation I have directed youth theatre productions including 'Little Women' and 'Billy Elliot' with VPA in Gerrards Cross, the former I had the chance to choreograph as well. Here is my favourite number from that production:

I have taught for Stagecoach Theatre Arts in Amersham for 7 years and coached students between the ages of 5 and 19 for LAMDA exams and drama school entry with fantastic success - please contact me if you are local to the Chesham/Bucks/Herts area and would like private lessons.

My childrens theme parties for 4 - 10 year olds can be found here:

And as for Murder Mystery parties...scroll down!

Live Events, Parties and Performances - Have a Silly Night In or Out! 

'THAT SILLY SHOW': Was at the Edinburgh Festival 2015 featuring Miranda Dawe and Jim Daly.

'THAT SWING THING' EVENT MUSIC: Miranda has been working hard for the past couple of years singing at vintage events, parties, pubs and more recently care homes. She can be hired, along with her guitarist Stephanie Baker, to perform the music of Judy Garland, Gene Kelly and Fred and Ginger at your event.

'THAT SILLY QUIZ': Jim and Miranda have successfully been running pub quizzes in London for a year and are now branching out into bespoke quizzes for work parties, leaving dos, birthdays and anniversaries. Rounds include performed intros and movie scenes, badly translated movie titles and seasonal theme questions - bespoke quize rounds can be written around the guest of honour. 

'THAT SILLY WHODUNIT?' CRIME CAPERS & MURDER MYSTERIES: Parties for Tweens, Teens and Adults in the comfort of your own home where the detective comes to you and you become the suspects - great for those with a dramatic flare.

'21st CENTURY VAUDEVILLE': This summer Miranda produced 2 a fabulous shows consisting of comedians, sketch groups, musical theatre singers, magic, improv. 21st Century Vaudeville is now available to hire for your event or pub - let us know your budget and how long you require the show to be and we will bring the acts to you.

'THAT SILLY SONG': Bespoke comedy songs creating amazing personalized presents.