Andrew Bovell

Andrew Bovell is a critically acclaimed Australian playwright and screenwriter.

His theatre credits include Things I Know To Be True (Frantic Assembly and the State Theatre Company of South Australia, 2016); The Secret River (Sydney Theatre Company, 2013 Sydney Festival and 2016 national tour, winner of six Helpmann Awards including Best Play, as well as Best New Work Sydney Theatre Awards); When the Rain Stops Falling (Brink Production/State Theatre Company, 2008 Adelaide Festival, Almeida Theatre, Lincoln Centre NYC, winner of five Lucille Lortell Awards). Earlier works include Speaking in Tongues and Holy Day.

Film credits include Strictly Ballroom, A Most Wanted Man, Edge of Darkness, Blessed, Lantana, and Head On.

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Andrew Bovell
When the Rain Stops Falling
Speaking in Tongues
Things I Know To Be True
The Secret River

Kate Bowen

Kate Bowen is a Glasgow-based writer and producer working in theatre and television.

Her play Close Quarters premiered at Sheffield Theatres in 2018 in a co-production with Out of Joint (later known as Stockroom). It was named by The Observer as one of their top ten theatre productions of that year. 

She was a 2012 recipient of the annual New Playwrights Award (Playwright's Studio Scotland) and participant in the 2013 Traverse 50 programme at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. She was awarded a place on the Channel 4 Playwrights' Scheme in 2016, a Starter for Ten residency from the National Theatre of Scotland in 2017 and to be part of the BBC Writersroom Scotland's first Drama Writers Group in 2018.

Her short plays have been performed at The Traverse Theatre (The Prize Fighter, audio play) Glasgow's Play, Pie and a Pint (The Lawyers) and on STV (Super Sunday, a Five Minute Theatre piece for National Theatre of Scotland).

Close Quarters

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