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... (more...)

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Comedians has been selected as one of only 12 plays to screen in the BFI Play for Today 50th Anniversary season. This will be at the BFI Southbank in London between 19th October and 30th November (exact screening date will be announced later.) 

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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.

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