Sam Steiner

Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Freddie Best

Film, TV & Theatre

Sam is a playwright and screenwriter from Manchester.  Sam’s debut play, the award-winning Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons, was produced by Walrus Theatre (a company he cofounded). It has had three sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and toured nationally. The play has since been produced all over the world in seven different languages. Sam’s second play, Kanye The First, was commissioned and produced by Hightide Theatre and premiered at the festival in September 2017.  Other pieces of Sam’s work have been showcased at the Royal Exchange, Soho Theatre, Southwark Playhouse, Sala Beckett in Barcelona and Cannes Film Festival. He has recently completed an attachment at Paines Plough as their Playwright Fellowship and holds an MA in Screenwriting from the National Film and Television School. Sam is currently under commissions at Paines Plough and Theatre Royal Plymouth. 

Sam is also represented by Scott Chaloff at WME.

Short Films

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THE COMEBACK KID

2017

NFTS

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Dir. Ian Robertson
Official Selection - BFI London Film Festival 2017
Official Selection - Austin Film Festival 2017
Official Selection - London Short Film Festival 2018

Theatre

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KANYE THE FIRST

2017

HighTide, Paul Jellis

Dir. Andrew Twyman

LEMONS, LEMONS, LEMONS, LEMONS, LEMONS

2015

Walrus

Dir. Ed Franklin. Warwick Arts Centre, National Student Drama Festival, Latitude Festival, Zoo Southside, Paines Plough’s Roundabout, Camden People’s Theatre (Nov ’15, Bristol Tobacco Factory (April '16). The show toured the country in the second half of 2016.

In Development

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YOU STUPID DARKNESS

2018

Paines Plough, Theatre Royal Plymouth

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Theatre Commission

ON

2018

Paines Plough

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Theatre Commission