David Edgar

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Full name: David Edgar

Area of interest: Society and Culture, Arts, Drama

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian

Email: davidedgar@blueyonder.co.uk

Personal website:

Website: Guardian.co / David Edgar

Blog: Comment is free...

Representation: Alan Brodie Representation | Nick Hern Books

Networks: http://twitter.com/DavidBEdgar

Biography:

About: See: Biography by (British Council)

Education: Oundle School; Manchester University: Drama

Career: Editor of the university newspaper he became a journalist in Bradford, after a short career in journalism became a full-time writer in 1972

Current position/role: Occasional columnist, journalist

  • also writes/written for: The Daily Telegraph (Travel), London Review of Books

Other roles/Main role: Playwright, Writer, president of the Writers' Guild

Other activities: Professor at the University of Birmingham, where he founded and directed Britain's first postgraduate course in playwriting

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Viewpoints/Insight: see author statement & critical perspective (British Council)

Broadcast media: Plays: doollee.com: Plays by David Edgar; IMDb

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Awards/Honours: See prizes and awards (British Council); Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

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Other: Son of Barrie Edgar and the actress Joan Burman, and maternal grandson of Thornton (IMDb links)

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Email: davidedgar@blueyonder.co.uk

Website: Guardian.co / David Edgar

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