A young monk discovers a
secret doorway buried deep beneath the monastery fields.
Forbidden to explore further, Brother Magnusí curiosity drives him on,
and with help from a local girl, uncover secrets and surprises from a
different time and civilisation.
studying Modern History at Oxford University, Geoffrey trained as an
actor at LAMDA, and has worked at the RSC, the National Theatre,
Shakespeare's Globe, in the West End, and has made countless radio, film
and TV appearances including The Jewel in the Crown, Victor/Victoria,
Miss Potter and A Very British Coup. His appearance in Doctor Who led to
many spin-offs as the Master.
He also writes and directs. His writing work includes over a dozen plays
produced in the theatre and on radio. His stage adaptation of "Adam
Bede" won a Time Out Award. His most recent work was "Unintelligent
Design", an original play on audio CD for Big Finish (2011), and also an
adaptation- "The Middlemarch Trilogy"(2013) for the Orange Tree theatre,
This is his first novel.
He was married to actor Caroline John.