About the Author
A graduate of the BBC Writers Academy, Stephen has written for EastEnders, Casualty and Doctors. Work for Radio 4 includes Gondwanaland, My Difficult Second Album, A Farewell To Arms, and The Two Georges. In 2011 he won Shine Pictures’ Big Idea prize, and he has co-written a forthcoming movie starring Kelsey Grammer. Stage plays include Mad For It(nominated for Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards) at Manchester’s Royal Exchange, Dog Well Done (winner of Amnesty International Theatre Award) and Zimbabwe Boy for Flight 5065 at the National Theatre. He has taught creative writing, and worked as stand-up comedian and compere. Currently a contract writer on BBC1’s Doctors, and writing a web comedy series for Blacklisted Films.