Joel Horwood

Joel Horwood a playwright, director and dramaturg, and is a creative associate at the Lyric Hammersmith theatre in London. His work includes: Wolves Are Coming For You (Pentabus Theatre, 2017); This Changes Everything (Tonic Theatre Platform scheme, 2015); I Caught Crabs in Walberswick (Eastern Angels at the Pleasance/UK tour/Bush, 2008); Stoopud F*cken Animals (Traverse Theatre, 2007); and Food (The Imaginary Body, 2006; Fringe First Award).

I Caught Crabs in Walberswick
Stoopud Fucken Animals
This Changes Everything
Wolves Are Coming For You

Barbara Houseman

Barbara Houseman is a leading voice, text and acting coach who has worked at the RSC, Old Vic, Donmar Warehouse, Young Vic and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, as well as one-to-one with many well-known actors.

Barbara Houseman
Finding Your Voice
Tackling Text [and subtext]

Aideen Howard

Aideen Howard was Literary Director of the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, before becoming Artistic Director of The Ark, Dublin, in 2015.

Irish Shorts

Anna Himali Howard

Anna Himali Howard is a director, theatre maker and dramaturg. She was a Creative Associate at the Gate Theatre and was an Associate Artist at Brixton House.

Her adaptation (with Holly Robinson) of Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel The Secret Garden was staged at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2024.

The Secret Garden

Philip Howard

Philip Howard is a director and dramaturg. A former Artistic Director of the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, he is a director of Pearlfisher, Scotland’s touring new-writing and talent-development company. For Nick Hern Books he is the editor of Scotland Plays and Scottish Shorts, as well as Joyce McMillan's collected reviews, Theatre in Scotland: A Field of Dreams.

Scottish Shorts
Scotland Plays
Theatre in Scotland
Theatre in Scotland [SIGNED COPY]

Alex Howarth

Alex Howarth is a theatre director and writer based in London.

He is the Artistic Director of multi-award winning Patch of Blue, who create original theatre pieces with live music for festivals and touring.

His plays include Cassie and the Lights, written, designed and co-directed by Howarth (VAULT and Adelaide Festivals, 2020; Edinburgh Fringe, 2022; Brits Off Broadway, New York, 2023;
Southwark Playhouse & Theatre Royal Plymouth, 2024).

Cassie and the Lights

Samuel D. Hunter

Samuel D. Hunter is an American playwright whose plays include The Whale (2013 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play, 2013 GLAAD Media Award, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle nominations for Best Play), A Bright New Boise (2011 Obie Award for Playwriting, 2011 Drama Desk nomination for Best Play), The Few, A Great Wilderness, Rest and Pocatello. A native of northern Idaho, he lives in New York City. He holds degrees in playwriting from New York University, The Iowa Playwrights Workshop and Juilliard. In 2014 he was awarded a prestigious 'genius' grant from the MacArthur Foundation.

The Whale and A Bright New Boise: two plays
Five Plays