Writing under the name Cheryl Barrett, playwright Cheryl lives with her husband, Peter May, on the Isle of Wight and is an active member of three amateur dramatic groups and her local ukulele group and the Bay Wailers.
A prolific writer since childhood, Cheryl has written scripts, books and poetry and is currently working on a collection of short stories. She has over one hundred scripts published. Most are published by Lazy Bee Scripts which include pantomimes, full length and one act plays, plays for schools & youth theatre, monologues and comedy sketches. She has a number of scripts awaiting publication with Stage Scripts Ltd. To date Cheryl's scripts have been performed in 19 countries across the world; Australia, Canada, Ecuador, France, Germany, Ireland, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Serbia and Montenegro, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States.
Cheryl also collaborated on projects such as the 'Titchfield Tapestry Plays' and 'Romsey Ghost Walk' (Barrett & Heather).
Cheryl writes theatre reviews and articles for Sardines Magazine for Amateur Theatre. Her books, 'The Pantomime Writers Book of Gags and Routines' and 'More Gags and Routines' by Bob Heather and Cheryl Barrett have proved a popular resource for pantomime writers.
Cheryl facilitates script writing workshops and gives talks to groups about theatre and her writing.