Abi Falase

Abi Falase is a non-binary, Black British Nigerian writer, director and dramaturg from South East London.

The Village

Nadia Fall

Nadia Fall is a theatre director and playwright, and is Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East. She is Artistic Director-designate of the Young Vic, London, taking up the position in January 2025.

As a playwright, her plays include Home (National Theatre, London, 2013).

Her credits as a director include: The Maids (Lyric Hammersmith), Hymn (National Theatre, then Duchess Theatre), The Doctor's Dilemma (National Theatre) and Disgraced (Bush Theatre), as well as working as Associate Director on the Olivier Award-winning The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time.

Welcome to Iran

Imad Farajin

Imad Farajin worked as an actor for nine years and started writing plays in 2002. In 2007 he won the Al-Qattan Foundation's Young Writer Award for his play, Chaos. Imad also writes extensively for television.


John Farndon

John Farndon is a writer, poet, playwright and songwriter living in London, and a translator of literature from Eurasia.

John Farndon
Pussycat in Memory of Darkness

George Farquhar

George Farquhar (1677-1707) was an Irish dramatist noted for his contributions to late Restoration comedy, particularly for his plays The Recruiting Officer and The Beaux Stratagem.

The Beaux Stratagem
The Recruiting Officer

Gareth Farr

Gareth Farr is an actor and writer. His plays include: A Child of Science (Bristol Old Vic, 2024); Biscuits for Breakfast (Hampstead Downstairs, 2023); The Quiet House (Birmingham Rep & Park Theatre, London, 2016); and Britannia Waves the Rules (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, 2014 and tour; winner of a Judges' Award at the 2011 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting; Sydney Fringe Festival).

As an actor he has worked with the RSC, Young Vic, West End, Royal Court, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Sheffield Theatres, and has had numerous television roles on programmes including Misfits, Skins and Vera.

Author photo by Manuel Harlan

Gareth Farr
Britannia Waves the Rules
The Quiet House
Biscuits for Breakfast
A Child of Science

Larissa FastHorse

Larissa FastHorse (Sicangu Lakota) is an award-winning playwright whose plays include: The Thanksgiving Play (Playwrights Horizons, Artists Rep), What Would Crazy Horse Do? (KCRep, Relative Theatrics), Urban Rez (Cornerstone Theater Company, ASU Gammage, NEFA National tour 2019-20), Landless and Cow Pie Bingo (AlterTheater), Average Family (Children's Theater Company of Minneapolis), Teaching Disco Squaredancing to Our Elders: a Class Presentation (Native Voices at the Autry), Vanishing Point (Eagle Project) and Cherokee Family Reunion (Mountainside Theater).

Awards include the PEN/Laura Pels Theater Award for an American Playwright, NEA Distinguished New Play Development Grant, Joe Dowling Annamaghkerrig Fellowship, AATE Distinguished Play Award, Inge Residency, Sundance/Ford Foundation Fellowship, Aurand Harris Fellowship, the UCLA Native American Program Woman of the Year and numerous Creative Capital, Ford, Mellon and NEA Grants.

The Thanksgiving Play / What Would Crazy Horse Do?

Vicky Featherstone

Vicky Featherstone is a theatre director who has led several of the UK's leading new writing companies. She has been Artistic Director of London's Royal Court Theatre since 2013.

She was the founding artistic director of the National Theatre of Scotland, and artistic director of touring theatre company Paines Plough.

Snatches: Moments from 100 Years of Women's Lives