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.