Neil Norman is a British playwright and critic. A journalist on the New Musical Express in the early 1970s, Norman became a film critic for The Face and in the ensuing years a reviewer of film and theatre for various cinema magazines and national newspapers. He joined the Evening Standard in 1986 as a film critic and feature writer. He is co-author of a book about the 1985 movie Insignificance and the Robbie Coltrane biography Looking For Robbie. His plays have been performed in London, Toronto and New York.