David Storey (Estate)


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Photograph: Kate Storey 2015


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David Storey was born in Yorkshire. He studied at Wakefield Art School from 1951-53, and subsequently at the Slade School in London. After his art studies and a career as a professional rugby player, he turned to writing. His plays have been produced throughout the world to great acclaim.

David Storey's work for television included HOME in 1971, and GRACE, and adaptation from a story by James Joyce, which was shown on the BBC in 1974. He wrote the screenplay for his novel THIS SPORTING LIFE and play IN CELEBRATION.

Of his novels, THIS SPORTING LIFE won the Macmillan Fiction Prize in 1960, FLIGHT AND CAMDEN won the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1961 and the Somerset Maugham Award 1963. PASMORE won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize in 1973 and SAVILLE won the Booker Prize for Fiction in 1976.

HOME had a very-well received revival in Paris in 2015 - at le Theatre L'Oeuvre.

David Storey died on 26th March 2017.





SEArED Productions

with Jack Shepherd & Paul Copley at the Arcola Theatre, London



Theatre Royal Bath

1967 In Celebration

The Royal Court

1969 The Contractor

The Royal Court

1969 The Restoration of Arnold Middleton

The Royal Court

1973 The Farm

The Royal Court

1974 Life Class

The Royal Court

1976 Mother's Day

The Royal Court

1978 180 Early Days

The National Theatre

1978 Sisters

Royal Exchange Manchester

1985 Phoenix

Century Theatre Company, Yorkshire

1989 The March on Russia

Olivier Theatre

1994 Caring

Published by Methuen

1994 Stages


1996 The Changing Room

Duke of York's Theatre

2002 The Contractor

The Oxford Stage Comapny

2004 Home

The Oxford Stage Company

In Celebration


Sonia Friedman Productions