Nick Stafford


Nick Stafford adapted War Horse for the NT, 2007. His play Battle Royal premiered in the Olivier in 1999. He also contributed to The Chain Play as part of the NT’s 25th anniversary celebration. His other work includes

Katherine Desouza, The Devil’s Only Sleeping and The Whisper of Angels’ Wings at Birmingham Rep; Love Me Tonight at Hampstead; Luminosity for the RSC; The Go Between at Northampton Theatre Royal; The Snow

Queen at the Young Vic; Moll Cutpurse and Easy Prey for Avon Touring; The Devils Only Sleeping at New Perspectives; Listen With Da Da at the Serpentine Gallery and Bad City at the Half Moon. His work for radio

includes The Fire Inside, A Year and a Day, The List, La Petite Mort, Ring of Roses and A Matter of Sex (winner of the Sony Gold Award for Best Original Script). Adaptations for radio include A Thousand Acres, Birdsong and Frankenstein. Previously writer-in-residence at Birmingham Rep, the Young Vic and the Half Moon; Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow at

Roehampton University. Winner of the Dennis Potter Play of the Year Award for his screenplay Pity. Also writer of the short film The Missing Finger. Feature films Sonia and You Saved Me, Too are due for production this year and his radio play The Real Trial of Oscar Wilde will be aired on Radio 4. Nick Stafford’s first novel, Armistice, was published by Quercus in 2009. He is writing his second.

London National Theatre

08 November 2018 - 05 January 2019

Glasgow SEC

15 January 2019 - 02 February 2019

Sunderland Empire Theatre

06 February 2019 - 23 February 2019

Canterbury Marlowe Theatre

27 February 2019 - 16 March 2019

Stoke-on-Trent Regent Theatre

27 March 2019 - 06 April 2019

Dublin Bord Gais Energy Theatre

10 April 2019 - 27 April 2019

Hong Kong Lyric Theatre

10 May 2019 - 26 May 2018

Auckland Civic Theatre

21 June 2019 - 07 July 2019

Liverpool Liverpool Empire

31 July 2019 - 17 August 2019

Leicester Curve

18 September 2019 - 12 October 2019
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