Authors

David Bowie

David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was born in Brixton, London, on 8 January 1947 and was a figure in popular music for over five decades, regarded by critics and musicians as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s. His studio albums include The Man Who Sold the World (1970), The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust (1972), the Berlin trilogy of Low (1977), "Heroes" (1977) and Lodger (1979), Let's Dance (1983), Earthling (1997) and Blackstar (2016), released just two days before his death.

David Bowie
Lazarus: The Complete Book and Lyrics
Lazarus: The Complete Book and Lyrics - [SIGNED COPY]

Daniel Bowling

Daniel Bowling is a music supervisor and music director for Cameron Mackintosh Ltd, and has worked on The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Cats, Mary Poppins and Avenue Q.

So You Want To Be In Musicals?

Saul Boyer

Saul Boyer is a writer-performer. His plays include: Five Years with the White Man (VAULT Festival, London, 2023); and 'Jew…ish' (Edinburgh Fringe 2019 and Kings Head Theatre, London, 2020/2021).

Saul Boyer
Plays from VAULT 6
Five Years with the White Man

John Boyne

John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971. He is the author of nine novels for adults, including The Absolutist and A History of Loneliness, and five novels for young readers, including three war stories, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Stay Where You Are And Then Leave and The Boy at the Top of the Mountain. His work has received numerous literary awards and is published in over 45 languages.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

J BR

JBR is a non-binary creative. He began his career in the 1980s as a child performer with English National Opera, and has spent more than three decades in the industry, exploring creativity and working across a number of fields. He has been an actor, a director, a writer, a designer, a drag queen, a producer, a dramaturg, a teacher, a comedy booker, a publican, a marketing manager and an agent. He started as an agent at Simon & How before setting up on his own as JBR Creative Management, where he works with a small group of brilliant, multi-platform creatives who keep him on his toes, keep him inspired, and keep him learning about the power of creativity.

He holds degrees from Bristol University and Mountview, and a PGCE from London Metropolitan. As a writer, he was contributing editor of First Act newspaper, and editor of Fourthwall Magazine & The Drama Student. He has contributed to the Irish Independent, Musical Stages, PostScript, BritishTheatre.com, and is a columnist for AussieTheatre.com.au. He is often called upon as a judge and has judged film festivals, sat on the Olivier Awards public panel, judged the Amateur Stages playwriting competition, the Stiles + Drewe Mentorship Award, and the New UK Musicals singing competition. He is a regular guest lecturer at a number of UK drama schools.

Getting, Keeping & Working with Your Acting Agent: The Compact Guide

Jon Bradfield

Jon Bradfield is a playwright, theatre marketer and graphic designer. His plays include: Animal, co-written with Josh Hepple (Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester/Park Theatre London, 2023); and A Hard Rain, co-written with Martin Hooper (Above the Stag Theatre, 2014).

Other work includes several adult pantomimes for Above The Stag Theatre, co-written with Martin Hooper; a contribution to Queers (Old Vic and BBC Four, 2017); and several sketches for the long-running News Revue at the Canal Cafe Theatre.

Jon Bradfield
A Hard Rain
Queers: Eight Monologues
Queers: Eight Monologues - SIGNED COPY
Animal

Thomas Bradshaw

Thomas Bradshaw is an American playwright whose plays include Intimacy; The Bereaved, declared a New York Times Critic's Pick and one of the Best Plays of 2009 by Time Out New York; Mary; and Burning. He was hailed as the Best Provocative Playwright of 2007 by the Village Voice.

Intimacy and other plays