Written by Daf James
Daf James is an award-winning writer, composer and performer working across theatre, radio television and film in English and Welsh. Having trained in the Lecoq pedagogy at the London International School of Performing Arts he went on to earn a doctorate in Theatre Studies from the University of Warwick. His first full-length play LLWYTH[Tribe] became a Welshlanguage cultural phenomenon, ‘a water-shed play that changed the landscape of Welsh language theatre forever.’
Directed by Stef O’Driscoll
Stef O’Driscoll: As director, theatre includes: Island Town, Sticks & Stones, How to Spot an Alien, With a Little Bit of Luck, Hopelessly Devoted, Blister (Paines Plough); Last Night (nabokov/Roundhouse); Storytelling Army (nabokov/Brighton Festival); Slug (nabokov/Latitude); Box Clever (Bunker); Yard Gal (Ovalhouse); The Unmaster, A Tale from the Bedsit (& Bestival), Finding Home (Roundhouse); A Guide to Second Date Sex, When Women Wee (Underbelly/Soho); A Midsummer Night’s Dream [co-director] (Lyric, Hammersmith).
As associate director, theatre includes: Mogadishu (Lyric, Hammersmith/Royal Exchange, Manchester).
As assistant director, theatre includes: Wasted (Paines Plough); Henry IV (Donmar/St Anne’s Warehouse, Brooklyn); Blasted (Lyric, Hammersmith).
Upcoming projects include: Paines Plough Roundabout Season 2019, A History of Water in the Middle East (Royal Court Theatre), Lit (Nottingham Playhouse & High Tide)
Awards include: BBC Radio & Music Award for Best Production (With a Little Bit of Luck); Fringe Report Award for Best Fringe Production (Yard Gal).
Stef is Artistic Director of nabokov and previously Associate Director at Paines Plough and Lyric Hammersmith.