Philip Goulding

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    Philip Goulding was awarded an Arts Council Theatre Writing bursary in 1995. His original stage plays include Beneath The Waves (Eastern Angles Theatre Co/Colchester Mercury Theatre 1993), Then He Kissed Me (Royal Theatre Northampton 1993, Guildford SA 1994, Brighton Festival 1995, Courtyard Theatre, London/Soho Theatre Co 1996), Different Animal (Bootleg Theatre Co/Hen & Chickens, London 1995), Went Down To The Crossroads (Courtyard Theatre, London 1997, published Plays International 1997), kid (Eastern Angles/Colchester Mercury 1994) and Waiting For Elvis (New Perspectives Theatre Co 1998).

    His adaptations include Beauty & the Beast, Alice in Wonderland, The Pied Piper and Toad of Toad Hall (Forest Forge Theatre Co 1995, 1996, 1997 & 1998), a new version of Nikolai Gogol’s classic comedy The Government Inspector (Salisbury Playhouse/Forest Forge 1997, Watermill Theatre, Newbury 1998), and stage adaptations of T.E.B. Clarke’s Ealing Comedy The Titfield Thunderbolt (New Perspectives 1997) and Thomas Hardy’s classic novel The Mayor of Casterbridge (Salisbury Playhouse/Forest Forge 1998, published Plays International 1998).

    He was joint first prize winner in the 1988 Radio Times TV Drama Awards, and his screenplay Keeper was shown on Channel 4 in 1990. His poetry has been published in various anthologies, including Outposts, and Faber’s Hard Lines 3. His radio plays A Fat Man Eats The Moon (1994), and The Dilemma (1995) have been broadcast on RTE (Dublin).


All rights in any of the plays listed above by Philip Goulding are strictly reserved and application for performance etc., must be made before the start of any rehearsal to the author’s agent:


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