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Stephen Lowe

Stephen Lowe is an acclaimed Nottingham playwright. His recent plays in Nottingham include his Brian Clough Old Big "Ead and the sell-out Touched starring Vicky McClure. His plays have been performed at London’s Royal Court, RSC and worldwide.

About Stephen

Stephen's television includes Scarlet and Black with Ewan McGregor and Rachel Weisz and a hundred episodes of Coronation Street

He is co-artistic director of Meeting Ground Theatre with his wife Tanya Myers. His new musical Changing Fashion tours in 2018. 

He recently received an honorary doctorate from Nottingham University.

My reading influences 

Two books changed my life. One was at 14 returning from the library and starting to read Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible and staying on the 59 bus until I finished it. The other is the life-changing Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, given to me by a London spiv, and that twenty years later I had the joy of adapting for the stage. The stories that first cast their spell on me were of the great trickster Brer Rabbit.  

Photo credit: David Wilson

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