Join renowned playwright Simon Stephens for a live Q&A over on our Instagram on Tuesday 9 June.
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.Baffled by all this newfangled technology? Click here for a guide on how to view this session. Just can't tune in? Don't worry - we'll be writing up a blog post of Simon's Masterclass which will be on our website afterwards!About Simon
For twenty years Simon Stephens’ work has been widely translated and produced throughout the world. He has won several awards including Olivier and Tony Awards for new plays. His work ranges from the deeply political, considering such subjects such as the 7/7 London bombings (Pornography
) or the possibility of school shootings in the UK (Punk Rock
) to the intimate and personal (Heisenberg, Harper Regan
). His most famous play is his adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
He has written new English language versions of masterpieces by Chekhov, Ibsen and Brecht, collaborated with the world’s leading theatre practitioners and produced original work throughout Europe and the US.
Simon has been Artistic Associate at the Lyric, Hammersmith and Associate Playwright at the Royal Court Theatre. He has taught playwriting workshops in five continents. He is a Professor at the Writing School of Manchester Metropolitan University. To attend this Masterclass, all you need to do is watch our story live on Instagram at 2.30pm on Tuesday 9 June!