Ed is a young playwright, radio dramatist and poet based in Brighton.
Ed’s first major play MONGREL ISLAND was commissioned by Soho Theatre and opened Steve Marmion’s first season as Artistic Director in July 2011. His other plays include THE COW PLAY (UK tour 2007/Edinburgh Fringe 2013), WHAT THE THUNDER SAID (Theatre Centre 2014), and NEVER EVER AFTER (shortlisted for the Meyer-Whitworth Award). Ed is currently under commission to Soho Theatre and producer Sarah Brocklehurst.
Ed has also become one of BBC Radio Drama’s most highly acclaimed dramatists in the short time since his first radio play PORSHIA was produced in 2007. Between 2011 and 2014 he won a Sony Gold/Radio Academy Award for THE RESISTANCE OF MRS BROWN, a Writers’ Guild Award for TROLL, and a BBC Audio Drama Award for BILLIONS. Ed has recently finished a two-part adaptation of Franz Kafka’s THE CASTLE for Radio 4's Classic Serial, and his first sitcom for BBC Radio Comedy, DOT.