02/10/2012

New play by Steve Waters on BBC Radio 4

‘The Air Gap’ is a new one-hour play for radio by UEA lecturer in Creative Writing, Steve Waters. Based on the story of US soldier Bradley Manning, who leaked classified information about US operations in Iraq to WikiLeaks, the play stars Greg Wohead and is directed by Boz Temple-Morris. It will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Saturday 6th October at 2.30pm. Steve (pictured) joined UEA in 2011 and is the Director of the BA programme in English Literature with Creative Writing. One of the most highly respected playwrights in the UK, he is currently under commission to produce new plays for Absolute Theatre, Birmingham Rep. and the Donmar Warehouse, and is adapting his earlier play 'The Contingency Plan' for Film 4/Cowboy Films. A new play, ‘Ignorance’, will be staged by Hampstead Downstairs/ The Peter Wolff Trust between 15 November and 15 December.

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