Robert Forrest (dramatist)

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Robert Forrest is a Scottish three time Sony Award winning[1] dramatist (playwright) that has created many radio shows for BBC Radio and a stage play 'Jason and the Argonauts' for children that toured internationally and on Broadway. He has also adapted The Exorcist for BBC Radio 4 (Feb 2014).

History and Personal Life[edit]

Forrest lives in Strathaven, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Radio Adaptations[edit]

The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty, BBC Radio 4, February 2014

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, BBC Radio 4, 6–13 May 2012[2]

The Pillow Book by Robert Forrest, BBC Radio 4, 2009 - 2012 [3]

Journey into Fear by Eric Ambler, BBC Radio 7, 28 February - 4 March 2011

Adam Bede by George Eliot, BBC Radio 7, 3–17 July 2010

The Honourable Schoolboy by John le Carre, BBC Radio 4, 24 January - 7 February 2010

The Secret Pilgrim by John le Carre, BBC Radio 4, 13–27 June 2010

Smiley's People by John le Carre, BBC Radio 4, 11–25 April 2010

Call for the Dead by John le Carre, BBC Radio 4, 23 May 2009

Daniel Deronda by George Eliot, BBC Radio 7, 27–29 January 2009

The Spy Who Came in From the Cold by John le Carre, BBC Radio 4, 5–19 July 2009

The Weir of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson, BBC Radio 7, 20 June 2009

Parade's End by Ford Mattox Ford, BBC Radio 4, 2003[4]

The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes, BBC Radio 4, 1996[5]

The Strange Case of the Man in the Velvet Jacket by Robert Forrest, BBC Radio 3, 2011[6]

Stage Shows[edit]

Lucia, Fifth Estate, Edinburgh, 1994 [7]

Jason and the Argonauts, Broadway, 2009 [1][8][9]

Poem in October, Glasgow and Edinburgh, 2009[10]

Curse of the Demeter, Glasgow, 2010[11]

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