Ned is a poet and writer who is part of the Rough Edge Collective in Durham. He is passionate about spirituality, poetry and philosophy. Married to Sarah, he is now training to be a vicar in the Church of England. Before he started his training he ran a theatre company, El Mono Theatre, for seven years. During that time he also worked professionally in various theatre venues and with a selection of theatre companies as a tutor, director, producer, performer, designer and advisor. He now writes on the interaction between theatre and church and speaks at various events.