Sunday
Apr102011

Way, Charles (England, UK)

Charles Way (playwright) has written over forty plays, many of them for young people, including Sleeping Beauty, The Search for Odysseus and A Spell of Cold Weather, all of which were
nominated as Best Children's Play by the Writers Guild of Great Britain. His play Merlin and the Cave of Dreams was nominated for a Helen Hayes award for Outstanding New Play. He has recently published the book collection Classic Fairytales Retold for the Stage. Red Red Shoes was named 2004's Best Play for Young People by the Arts Council of England. His plays for adults include a well-known version of Bruce Chatwin's On the Black Hill and an adaptation of Independent People by Halldor Laxness. More recent plays include Still Life and The Long Way Home.

www.charles-way.co.uk