Malorie Blackman

Malorie Blackman, OBE, is a distinguished author, well known for her works for children and young adults. She was Children's Laureate 2013-15.

Noughts & Crosses
Noughts & Crosses

Joseph Blatchley

Joseph Blatchley is an actor and director who has worked extensively in the theatre, film and television in England and France, working with Tony Richardson, Nick Roeg, Bill Douglas, François Truffaut and Peter Brook. He studied film-making at the National Film and Television School. His short film Fragments has been shown in many festivals, and won 'Outstanding Film of the Year' at the London Film Festival. He has directed all of Chekhov's major plays, including his own adaptation of Platonov. He has directed over seventy plays. In England his productions have included plays at LAMDA, GSMD, DCL, RADA, Hampstead Theatre, the White Bear Theatre, the Gate Theatre, Riverside Studios and Royal Exchange, Manchester.


Giles Block

Giles Block is 'Master of the Words' at Shakespeare's Globe.

Giles Block
Speaking the Speech

Simon Block

Simon Block is a playwright and screenwriter. His work for theatre includes: Not a Game for Boys (Royal Court); Chimps, Hand in Hand and Everything is Illuminated (Hampstead Theatre); A Place at the Table (Bush Theatre); and 1/25th of the National Theatre Chain Play (National Theatre).

His work for television includes: North Square (Channel 4); Trust (BBC1); The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall (Channel 4); Casualty 1909 (BBC1); The Eichmann Show (BBC 2); Home Fires (ITV).

Work for radio includes: Breathe In Breathe Out and The Pool (BBC Radio 4).

Not a Game for Boys
A Place at the Table
Hand in Hand
Not a Game for Boys

Mark Bly

Mark Bly is Associate Artistic Director of Yale Repertory Theatre and Co-Chair of the Playwriting, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism programmes at the Yale School of Drama. His professional experience includes dramaturging more than 50 productions.

The Production Notebooks: Volume 1
The Production Notebooks: Volume 2

Al Blyth

Al Blyth is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter.

His first full-length play, The Haystack, premiered at Hampstead Theatre in 2020.

He was awarded Soho Theatre's Westminster Prize in 2006, for his play Furnace Four. Other awards include Paines Plough's Future Perfect award, and Channel 4's 4Talent Prize for Best Dramatic Writing.

The Haystack

Alecky Blythe

Alecky Blythe founded verbatim-theatre company Recorded Delivery in 2003. The company's first production, Come Out Eli, premiered at the Arcola Theatre, London, and later transferred to the BAC (winner of the Time Out Award for Best Performance on the Fringe).

Other work includes: All the Right People Come Here (New Wimbledon Theatre); Strawberry Fields (The Courtyard, Hereford); Cruising (Bush Theatre, London, 2006); The Girlfriend Experience (Royal Court Theatre, London, 2008; Young Vic, London, 2009); I Only Came Here for Six Months (KVS and Les Halles, Brussels); Do We Look Like Refugees?! (National Theatre Studio / Rustaveli Theatre, Georgia, at Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2010; winner of Fringe First Award); London Road, with music composed by Adam Cork (National Theatre, London, 2011 and 2012; winner of Best Musical, Critics' Circle Awards); Little Revolution (Almeida Theatre, London, 2014) and Our Generation (National Theatre / Chichester Festival Theatre, 2022).

For television she has written A Man in a Box (IWC and Channel 4); The Riots: In Their Own Words (BBC2).

For film she has adapted London Road into a feature (BBC Film, BFI, National Theatre).

Alecky Blythe
London Road
The Girlfriend Experience
Little Revolution
London Road - SIGNED COPY
Our Generation
Come Out Eli