Honorary President and Vice President

Sussex Playwrights Honorary President and Vice President …

For many years the late Sir Peter Shaffer was Sussex Playwrights’ Honorary President.

The title has been vacant for some time – and today Sussex Playwrights are delighted to announce

Playwright, novelist and screenwriter William Nicholson

Author of

Shadowlands
Les Miserables
Gladiator
First Knight
Elizabeth: The Golden Age

William Nicholson

is our new Honorary President.

His latest film ‘Breathe,’ directed by Andy Serkis, is in cinemas from late October

About William and his work: www.williamnicholson.com


Honorary Vice President

In a role previously held by the actor Paul Moriarty, our new Honorary Vice President is a long-term Sussex Playwrights member

Playwright and screenwriter Judy Upton

author of:

Ashes and Sand
Sliding with Suzanne
Bruises
Sunspots
People on the River

Judy Upton

Her plays are published by Methuen Drama

About Judy and her work: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judy_Upton
Thank you to William and Judy for their support of new writing in the region
from Chair Philippa Hammond, Secretary Thomas Everchild and the Sussex Playwrights committee and members