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David Watson


Writers: Playwrights

David Watson’s plays include PIECES OF VINCENT (Arcola/Paines Plough), FLIGHT PATH (Bush/Out of Joint) and JUST A BLOKE (Royal Court Young Writers Festival). He has written extensively for community and prison companies, with work including KNIFE EDGE (Big House), HOUSED (Old Vic Community Company) and ANY WHICH WAY (Only Connect.) His short plays include HENRIETTA (Cardboard Citizens, Bunker Theatre), THE POLITICIAN’S HANDBOOK (Royal Court) and YOU CANNOT GO FORWARD FROM WHERE YOU ARE NOW (Oran Mor/Paines Plough.) His adaptations include Ibsen’s GHOSTS (Home, Manchester) and Phillip Pullman’s I WAS A RAT (Birmingham Rep.) For television, he wrote for three series of L8R (Actorshop/BBC), for which he won three Children’s BAFTAs. He wrote the screenplay for THE HOPE ROOMS (Rather Good Film/Bill Kenwright Productions).