Duncan Abel

Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Charlotte Edwards

Film, TV & Theatre

Duncan Abel is a writer of plays, radio plays and short stories.  He has written for BBC Radio 4 and his co-adaptation of The Girl on the Train transferred to the West End following a successful UK tour in 2019.

In 2010 Duncan was shortlisted for the Luke Bitmead Award for his novel The Way Home.

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UNTITLED COMMISSION

Aria Entertainment

Co-written with Rachel Wagstaff

UNTITLED COMMISSION

Original Theatre Company

Co-written with Rachel Wagstaff

Theatre

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2021

UK Tour

Co-Adapted with Rachel Wagstaff from the novel by Dan Brown
Dir. Luke Sheppard

2019

UK Tour/Duke of York's Theatre

Co-Adapted with Rachel Wagstaff from the novel by Paula Hawkins
Dir. Anthony Banks

ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL

2014

Sing London

Monologue, co-written with Rachel Wagstaff and performed by Hugh Bonneville

Radio

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2013

BBC Radio 4

Afternoon Play, co-written with Rachel Wagstaff
Pick of the Week, Critics’ Choice in the Radio Times, and recommended in the Daily Telegraph and the Independent

Other

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THE SPECIES OF THINGS

2018

ELF

Short Story

DON'T GO TO THE FLEA CIRCUS

2018

Storgy

Short Story

AFGHAN TEA

2019

Comma Press

Short Story

HAPPY MEAL

2012

Unbound Press

Short story in Story.Book anthology

A GOOD SON

2011

London Lit Festival

Performed short story