Trevor Griffiths

Playwright/ Director

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Books

Agent: Robert Kirby
Assistant: Kate Walsh

Film, TV & Theatre

Books

 

Trevor Griffiths has been one of the UK's leading dramatists for more than forty years. He writes and directs for theatre, television, film and radio. His best-known stage play Comedians was named by the National Theatre as one of the "100 plays of the century" in the year 2000. He received the BAFTA Writers Award in 1982, the WGA award for Best Original Screenplay and an Oscar nomination for Reds (co-written with Warren Beatty) also in 1982. His film Food for Ravens received an RTS award and the Gwyn A Williams Award at the Welsh BAFTAs in 1998.

 

Fiction

Publication DetailsNotes
2011

Oberon Books

Includes Habaccuc Dreams by Trevor Griffiths

2009

Spokesman Books

Bill Brand is now available on DVD from www.networkdvd.net. until 11 November 2012.

2008

Spokesman Books

Unproduced screenplay about W B Yeats and Maud Gonne. Published in the Spokesman Journal no. 98 in 2008.

2007

Spokesman Books

Plays written between 1969 and 1980:The Wages of Thin; Occupations; Sam Sam; Apricots; Thermidor; The Party; Comedians; The Cherry Orchard

2007

Spokesman Books

Theatre Plays II: Plays written between 1981 and 2001: Oi for England; Real Dreams; Piano; The Gulf Between Us; Thatcher's Children; Who Shall Be Happy...? Camel Station

2004

Spokesman Books

1998

Oberon

Screenplay of film made by BBC Wales

1989

Faber and Faber

All Good Men; Absolute Beginners; Through 1998 The Night; Such Impossibilities; Country: A Tory Story; Oi for England

1987

Faber and Faber

Screenplay of film for Channel 4, directed by Ken Loach

1986

Verso

The screenplays of the Central TV series "The Last Place 1985 on Earth"

1982

Spokesman Books

The screenplays of the 7-part adaptation for BBC TV

Film, TV & Theatre

 

Trevor Griffiths has been one of the UK's leading dramatists for more than forty years. He writes and directs for theatre, television, film and radio. His best-known stage play Comedians was named by the National Theatre as one of the "100 plays of the century" in the year 2000. He received the BAFTA Writers Award in 1982, the WGA award for Best Original Screenplay and an Oscar nomination for Reds (co-written with Warren Beatty) also in 1982. His film Food for Ravens received an RTS award and the Gwyn A Williams Award at the Welsh BAFTAs in 1998.

Film

ProductionCompanyNotes

REDS

Paramount

A MIDNIGHT CLEAR

A and M

ACTS OF LOVE

Warner

FATHERLAND

Kestrel

MARCH TIME

Trade Films

THESE ARE THE TIMES

Marble Arch

DEAD DROP

Carolco

MERDEKA

Multimedia

WILLIE AND MAUD

Recorded Picture Co

Television

ProductionCompanyNotes

ADAM SMITH

Granada

Available on DVD

THE SILVER MASK

LWT

ALL GOOD MEN

BBC

OCCUPATIONS

Granada

ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS

BBC

Part of the series, Fall of Eagles
Available on DVD

THROUGH THE NIGHT

BBC

BILL BRAND

Thames

11-part series
Available on DVD

COMEDIANS

BBC

SONS AND LOVERS - 7 part series

BBC

THE CHERRY ORCHARD

BBC

Available on DVD

COUNTRY

BBC

OI FOR ENGLAND

Central

THE LAST PLACE ON EARTH - 7 part series

Central

Available on DVD

THE PARTY

BBC

GOD'S ARMCHAIR
Not produced

BBC

HOPE IN THE YEAR TWO

BBC

FOOD FOR RAVENS

BBC

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

THE CHERRY ORCHARD

2017

Revolution Ensemble at the Arcola Theatre

dir. Mehmet Ergen

COMEDIANS

2014

Chelsea Theatre, London (Jamie Hannon Productions)

ALL GOOD MEN & THERMIDOR

2012

The Last Resort at the Finborough Theatre

director Rania Jamaily

HABACCUC DREAMS

2011

Bush Theatre in alliance with the National Theatre and Westminster Abbey

Part of SIXTY-SIX BOOKS Project - a celebration of the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible

THE WAGES OF THIN

2010

Red Congo at the Old Red Lion Theatre, Islington

Nominated for Best Off-West End Production for the What's On Stage Awards 2011 and for Best Set Design for the Offies 2011

COMEDIANS

2010

Octagon Bolton

COMEDIANS

2009

Lyric Hammersmith

A NEW WORLD - A LIFE OF THOMAS PAINE

2009

Shakespeare's Globe

CAMEL STATION

2006

Theatre Museum, Covent Garden

WHO SHALL BE HAPPY ...?

1995

Belfast Festival

THE GULF BETWEEN US

1992

West Yorkshire Playhouse

PIANO

1990

Royal National Theatre

REAL DREAMS

1984

Williamstown Theatre Festival

OI FOR ENGLAND

1982

Royal Court Theatre Upstairs

DEEDS

1977

Nottingham Playhouse

THE CHERRY ORCHARD

1977

Nottingham Playhouse

COMEDIANS

1977

Nottingham Playhouse

Transferred to West End and Broadway

ALL GOOD MEN

1975

The National Theatre at the Young Vic

THE PARTY

1973

The National Theatre

SAM, SAM

1972

The Open Space

THERMIDOR

1970

7:84 at the Edinburgh Festival

APRICOTS

1970

The Basement Theatre Soho

OCCUPATIONS

1969

The Stables Theatre Club

THE WAGES OF THIN

1968

The Stables Theatre Club