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Matt Morrison

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Matt Morrison

Biography

Matt writes short stories, radio comedy for the BBC, (contributing to The Milk Run on Radio 1 and The Consultants on Radio 4) and has two non-fiction books: Key Concepts in Creative Writing (Palgrave Macmillan) and Big Questions: Incredible Adventures in Thinking (Icon Books).

He runs the creative writing degree at the University of Westminster and has advised on scripts for Soho Theatre, The National Theatre and the BBC. His play ‘Through the Night’ was selected for the Papatango/Finborough Festival 2011. His dramatic monologue ‘Inside Out’ was produced at the inaugural HighTide festival and ‘Brightest and Best’ was produced by We Were Here in February 2012. He is the writer for ‘The Look of the Thing’, a multimedia project which has been performed at Wilton’s Music Hall in London and Northern Stage in Newcastle. He is currently working on a collaboration with members of the same company on a site-specific piece designed for Max Gate in Dorchester - former home of Thomas Hardy. His forthcoming play ‘The Shelter’ is a commission for the London drama school LAMDA, scheduled for production at The Riverside Studios this summer.

Matt has also written work for The Gate Theatre, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, DryWrite, The Miniaturists, The Old Vic Tunnels, In The Same Boat and Menagerie. He has been a finalist in several BBC sitcom and sketch-show awards and for two years he was the Literary Manager of Theatre503, London’s most dynamic venue for up-and-coming writers.

Courses

A Writer Prepares - May 13-17 Book | May 20-24 Book

A Writer Progresses - May 13-19 Book | May 20-26 Book

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