An accessible insider's guide to creating a play from scratch, from the award-winning author of The Reluctant Escapologist. Mike Bradwell serves up a clear and precise analysis of how an improvised play is put together, and how those same techniques can be invaluable even when working on a scripted play.
Mike Bradwell was born in Scunthorpe in 1948. He trained as an actor at East 15 and subsequently worked with Mike Leigh and the Ken Campbell Road Show. In 1971 he founded Hull Truck Theatre, running it for eleven years. He has been a freelance writer and director in theatre and TV and from 1996-2007 he was Artistic Director of the Bush Theatre, London.