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]

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