Phil Porter

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Phil Porter (born 1977) is a British playwright, librettist and television writer.[1] He is a graduate of the University of Birmingham.

Plays and libretti[edit]

Plays and libretti include:[2]

  • Vice Versa (Royal Shakespeare Company, 2017)
  • The Miser (West End, 2017, nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, adapted with Sean Foley)[3]
  • The Man With The Hammer (Plymouth Theatre Royal, 2016)
  • The Christmas Truce (Royal Shakespeare Company, 2014)
  • A Mad World My Masters (Royal Shakespeare Company, 2013, adapted with Sean Foley)
  • Blink (Traverse & Soho / Nabokov, 2012)
  • Beauty And The Beast (Unicorn Theatre, 2010)
  • Skitterbang Island (Polka Theatre, 2010)
  • Here Lies Mary Spindler (Royal Shakespeare Company / Latitude Festival, 2009)
  • Cinderella (Unicorn Theatre, 2009)
  • The Flying Machine (Unicorn Theatre, 2008)
  • The Cracks In My Skin (Manchester Royal Exchange, 2008, winner of a Bruntwood Award)[4]
  • Starseeker (adaptation, Northampton Theatre Royal, 2007)
  • Pinocchio (Royal Opera House, 2005)
  • The Stonewatcher (translation, National Theatre, 2004)
  • Stealing Sweets And Punching People (Theatre 503, 2003)
  • Smashed Eggs (Pentabus Theatre, 2002, winner of The Children's Award)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guardian: Theatre Picks Of The Week
  2. ^ "Doollee: Phil Porter".
  3. ^ "Olivier awards 2018: complete list of nominations". the Guardian. March 6, 2018.
  4. ^ "Bruntwood Playwriting Awards 2007".
  5. ^ "Writewords.org.uk: Winning Play". Archived from the original on July 24, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)