New Honorary 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

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, 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