Adam Z. Robinson is a writer, performer, theatre maker and workshop leader.

Recent projects include: Belle and Mary (The Dukes Theatre, Nov 2021), Upon the Stair (toured 2020), Smile Club (toured 2020), A Christmas Carol (tours 2019, 2021 and three week run a Barons Court Theatre 2022) Shivers (UK Tour 2018-19), The Book of Darkness & Light (UK Tours 2016-18), Seaside Terror (UK tours 2017-20).

A brand production about the infamous Buck Ruxton case, performed as if it was a radio play.

When several wrapped bundles containing human remains are discovered in Moffat, Scotland in 1935 a landmark police investigation begins that will eventually lead back to two women in Lancaster and to the man who killed them.

Based on the true story of the murders of Isabella Ruxton and Mary Jane Rogerson. Still regarded as one of the most shocking crimes of the last century, this infamous case of jealousy, deception and tragedy also marked a pivotal moment in forensic detection.

This production explores why the notorious Buck Ruxton case is still so resonant and relevant today.



"Twists, turns and feminist rage..."

★★★★ - The Guardian

Cheer up, love, it might never happen!

Smile Club is a feminist dystopian thriller written by Adam Z. Robinson and Andrea Heaton. It was produced by the incredible Red Ladder Theatre Company and toured in 2020 before being adapted into a six-part audio drama in 2022.



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"Everyone needs to see this show."
★★★★½ - Reviews Hub

Three lost souls, bound to a cursed book...

Upon the Stair is the third instalment of The Book of Darkness & Light. Three terrifying tales told using storytelling, BSL and live music.

The show premiered at Square Chapel, Halifax, before a three day run at Salisbury Playhouse and then a week-long run in Harrogate Theatre's main house.

Watch the trailer below and join the mailing list for upcoming dates.



Adam has been running creative writing workshops since 2010. He's worked at many schools up and down the county, as well as organisations such as Arvon, First Story and Opera North.

Since the start of lock-down, Adam has also been running online workshops and courses.

Photo: Izzy Brittle


Please join me on Patreon. I'll be uploading exclusive audio ghost stories (original and classic) and running creative writing workshops every month. Tiers start at £3 and you get access to everything. 


Adam is the host of The Ghost Story Book Club podcast. Each episode he chats about a different classic ghost story with a very special guest.

Subscribe and download wherever you get your podcasts.

Adam is a regular contributor to The Evolution of Horror Podcast. Visit the website or use your podcast app to subscribe and listen to his episodes. 

The current season is on Occult Movies and Adam joined host Mike Muncer to discuss Night of the Demon and The Seventh Victim. Listen here.

Check out Adam and host Mike Muncer's conversations about FrightFest 2018, The League of Gentlemen & Inside No.9, Pontypool & The Girl with all The Gifts, Frightfest 2019.