David Edgar

DAVID EDGAR’s original plays for the Royal Shakespeare Company include Destiny (1976), Maydays (1983), Pentecost (1994) and Written on the Heart (2011); his plays for the National Theatre include Entertaining Strangers (1988), The Shape of the Table (1990), Albert Speer (2000), and Playing with Fire (2005). He’s adapted Dickens’ Nicholas Nickleby (RSC, 1980), Julian Barnes’s Arthur & George (Birmingham Rep, 2010) and A Christmas Carol (RSC, 2017). His book How Plays Work, was published in 2009.