Malcolm will be playing Dame Desserta in his latest Christmas pantomime Ċikku and the Chocolate Panto at Teatru Manoel. The show is directed by anthony bezzina for Masquerade Theatre Company with musical direction by Kris Spiteri and choreography by Valerie Burke.

Ċikku and the Chocolate Panto runs for 20 performances from the 23rd December until the 8th January.

Malcolm co-created and wrote the online audio-narrarive experience It Happened Here: Stella. This takes the form of a mobile phone game that is played in real life by exploring the historic town of Senglea. As players are guided from one location to another, more of Stella's story is revealed - depending on which character they choose to follow.

Directed by Philip Leone-Ganado and designed by David Chircop at Mighty Boards, the project was created in conjunction with Science in the City, Arts Council Malta, the Malta Chamber of Scientists  and the Senglea Local Council. The app can be downloaded for free.

Malcolm's solo show 0.0031% (Plastic & Chicken Bones) won the Voice Mag Best Newcomer Award at the latest edition of the Brighton Fringe Festival. Reviews from the Brighton run can be read below.

 

Watch this space for future international runs of the show.

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0.0031% - Brighton Fringe

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Times of Malta

Malcolm Galea is a playwright and theatre professional based in Malta. Apart from writing works for theatre, he also directs, produces and performs in a number of productions. He directs More or Less Theatre, a theatre company that specialises in educational family theatre and is frequently commissioned to work on a variety of projects - some of which have left their mark on the Maltese theatre landscape.

 

Malcolm is also sought after in other mediums such as film, improv and stand-up comedy, and is highly interested in novel ways to tell stories. His awards include the Brighton Fringe Award for Best Newcomer, the Off-West End Theatre Award for Best New Musical and the Francis Ebejer Award for Best Children's Play. Should you be interested in collaborating, feel free to send an email.

Read Malcolm's interview with Tom Inniss from Voicemag UK in July 2022. Photo by James Bianchi.

 
 
 

Theatre

Writing

 

Establishing a solid reputation as one of Malta's foremost playwrights, the theatre scripts written by Malcolm range from family-friendly educational shows and Christmas pantomimes, to outrageously funny adult comedies.

His musicals include the raucous Porn - The Musical which won the Off-West End Award for Best New Musical following its 2010 London run.

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Acting

 

Malcolm has been acting for over 20 years and has developed a wide emotional and comedic range. He has worked in almost every major theatre in Malta as well as spaces in Edinburgh, London and Washington DC.

His most memorable roles include Father Flynn in Doubt, Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing, Oscar in The Odd Couple, and Philip in The Pride.

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0.0031% (Plastic & Chicken Bones)

Directing

 

Directing many of his own plays and pantomimes, Malcolm is also frequently commissioned to direct productions by other writers.

His most recent projects include Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, Yasmina Reza's Art, and Angele Galea's 

Waħda Minna.

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The Importance of Being Earnest

Improvisation

 

Malcolm's skill in improv has seen him headline all three editions of the hit improvised Christmas show Dingle Bells, Malcolm Smells along with longtime collaborator Christopher Dingli.

In 2018 he also represented Malta in the Our Lives project at the Impro Festival Berlin which featured a performer from every EU country.

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Dingle Bells, Malcolm Smells

 

Projects

Malcolm is frequently called upon to work on projects that require a spark of innovation, a captivating narrative, or a touch of his trademark humour.

Would you like to collaborate on a fun project? Send an email

Services

Workshops & Script Doctor

Malcolm's experience and sheer enthusiasm makes him a popular choice when it comes to workshops on:

  • Scriptwriting

  • Acting

  • Improvisation

When writing your script for theatre or film, ​Malcolm can also provide you with developmental assistance and notes from treatment stage up until production draft.

 

Compere & Stand-Up

With 14 years of experience as a radio presenter, Malcolm is a popular choice as a host for events.

 

Malcolm has also been active on the stand-up comedy circuit since 2013 and has performed sets in Malta, London, Edinburgh, Washington DC and Tallinn.

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Voice Over & Commercials

An experienced voice-over artist whose voice is frequently heard on radio adverts, documentaries and audio books, Malcolm is fluent in English and Maltese.

Additionally Malcolm has lent his image to numerous advertising campaigns such as Atlas Healthcare, APS Bank, Time To Eat and many others.

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Photo by Jacob Sammut