David Burman EDGAR

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1948-02-26
Education Univ of Manchester (BA)
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Style David Edgar, Esq
Career author and playwright; Univ of Birmingham: dir of playwriting studies 1989-99, hon sr res fell 1988-, hon prof 1992-, prof of playwriting studies 1995-99; hon assoc artist RSC 1989, hon fell Birmingham Poly 1991, Hon MA Univ of Bradford 1984, Hon DUniv of Surrey 1993, Hon DLitt Univ of Birmingham 2002; FRSL; >ir< The National Interest 1971, Excuses Excuses (Coventry) 1972, Death, Story (Birmingham Rep) 1972, Baby Love 1973, The Dunkirk Spirit 1974, Dick Deterred (Bush) 1974, O Fair Jerusalem (Birmingham Rep) 1975, Saigon Rose (Edinburgh) 1976, Blood Sports (Bush) 1976, Destiny (Aldwych) 1976 (John Whiting Award 1976), Wreckers 1977, Our Own People 1977, The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs (adaptation, Warehouse Theatre) 1978, Mary Barnes (adaptation, Birmingham Rep then Royal Court) 1978-79, Teendreams (with Susan Todd) 1979, Nicholas Nickleby (adaptation, Aldwych then Plymouth Theatre NY) 1980-81 (Soc of West End Theatres Best Play Award 1980, Tony Best Play Award (NY) 1981), Maydays (Barbican) 1983, Entertaining Strangers (NT 1987) 1985, That Summer (Hampstead) 1987, Heartlanders (with Stephen Bill and Anne Devlin, Birmingham Rep) 1989, The Shape of the Table (NT) 1990, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Barbican) 1991, Pentecost (RSC Other Place, then Young Vic) 1994 (Evening Standard Best Play Award 1995, Olivier nomination for Best Play 1996), Albert Speer (adaptation, NT) 2000, The Prisoner's Dilemma (RSC) 2001, Daughters of the Revolution and Mothers Against (Continental Divide, Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Berkeley Rep Co) 2003, Playing with Fire (NT) 2005; >ir< The Eagle Has Landed 1973, Sanctuary 1973, I Know What I Meant 1974, Ecclesiastes 1977, Vote For Them (with Neil Grant) 1989, A Movie Starring Me 1991, Buying A Landslide 1992, Citizen Locke 1994, Talking to Mars (play, BBC) 1996, The Secret Parts (BBC) 2000; >ir< Lady Jane 1986
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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