Daryl has been actively involved in theatre since 1979 and has been writing plays ‘seriously’ since 1988. As one of Tasmania’s foremost playwrights, he has written twelve one-act plays, four full-length plays and a musical. He has also written five training films, numerous revue and theatre-restaurant scripts and dialogue for a nationally syndicated cartoon strip.
One of his plays, Marching for Marco, won Daryl a Tasmania Day Award for his contribution to theatre through writing. This play was subsequently performed at the 1996 Adelaide Fringe Festival and the Antipodes Festival in Melbourne. Another two of Daryl’s plays, the pub-comedy Shenanigan’s Wake and Barbecue, have a