Trevor Griffiths

About Trevor Griffiths

Trevor Griffiths was born in Manchester in 1935, of Irish and Welsh descent. He worked as a teacher, a liberal studies lecturer and a further education officer for the BBC before becoming a full time writer in 1970.

He has been writing for the theatre, television and cinema since the late 60s. His work has been seen throughout the world and he has won numerous awards. His best-known stage play, Comedians, has been in constant production around the world since its premiere in 1975. For his film Reds, written with... (more...)

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BFI season

The British Film Institute ran a season of Trevor’s work for television at their South Bank cinema complex during May 2017.  It started on Tuesday 9th May with an on-stage conversation at 6.15 followed in the evening by a showing of Food for Ravens.  The season also included Country, Through the Night, All Good Men, Oi for England, Hope in the Year Two and Absolute Beginners (from the BBC series Fall of Eagles).

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The Cherry Orchard at The Arcola

Trevor’s version of The Cherry Orchard opened at the Arcola Theatre in London on 15th February 2017 and ran until 25th March.  It was directed by Mehmet Ergen, with Sian Thomas as Ranevskaya and Jack Klaff as Gaev.   This was the final production in the Arcola’s season commemorating the centenary of the Russian Revolution.  (More details at www.arcolatheatre.com)

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