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David Edgar (born 26 February 1948) is a British playwright and author who has had more than sixty of his plays published and performed on stage, radio and television around the world, making him one of the most prolific dramatists of the post-1960s generation in Great Britain.He was resident playwright at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 1974-5 and has been a board member with them since 1985. Awarded a Fellow in Creative Writing at Leeds Polytechnic, he was made a Bicentennial Arts Fellow (US) (1978-9).

Edgar has enjoyed a long-term association with the Royal Shakespeare Company since 1976, beginning with his play Destiny; he was the company's literary consultant (1984—88), and became an honorary associate artist of the company in 1989. His plays have been directed by former artistic directors of both of the largest British subsidised companies, Trevor Nunn for the RSC and Peter Hall for the National Theatre.

His works have been performed in Ireland, throughout western and eastern Europe, America and as far afield as Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Japan. He is also the author of The Second Time as Farce: Reflections on the Drama of Mean Times (1988) and editor of The State of Play (2000), a book by playwrights on the art of play writing. He had his first operatic libretto The Bridge, performed as part of the Covent Garden Festival in 1998. He is president of the Writers Guild of Great Britain, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

He founded the University of Birmingham's MA in Playwriting Studies programme in 1989 and was its director until 1999. He was appointed Professor of Playwriting Studies in 1995.

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Total Books: 54
Written on the Heart
2012 - Written on the Heart (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781848422735
ISBN-10: 1848422733
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Business Strategy An Introduction
2011 - Business Strategy an Introduction (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780230218581
ISBN-10: 023021858X
Genre: Business & Money
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The Master Builder
2010 - The Master Builder (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781848421066
ISBN-10: 1848421060
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How Plays Work
2010 - How Plays Work [Nick Hern Books] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781854593719
ISBN-10: 1854593714
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Strategic Information Systems Management
2009 - Strategic Information Systems Management (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781408007938
ISBN-10: 1408007932
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Fantastic Recycled Plastic 30 Clever Creations to Spark Your Imagination
A Time to Keep
2008 - A Time to Keep (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781854595850
ISBN-10: 1854595857
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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde A Play
2007 - Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde a Play [Longman School Drama] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781405856874
ISBN-10: 1405856874
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Playing With Fire
2006 - Playing with Fire [Nick Hern Book] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781854598806
ISBN-10: 1854598805
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction
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Continental Divide Mothers Against
2005 - Continental Divide Mothers Against (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780822220589
ISBN-10: 082222058X
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Continenal Divide Daughters of the Revolution
2005 - Continenal Divide Daughters of the Revolution (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780822220831
ISBN-10: 0822220830
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Destiny
2005 - Destiny [Modern Plays] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780413775559
ISBN-10: 0413775550
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Continental Divide  Daughters of the Revolution and Mothers Against
The Prisoner's Dilemma
2004 - The Prisoner's Dilemma (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781854596796
ISBN-10: 1854596799
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
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Treasuring the Word An Introduction to Biblical Manuscripts in the Chester Beatty Library
Has God Not Chosen the Poor The Social Setting of the Epistle of James
2001 - Has God Not Chosen the Poor the Social Setting of the Epistle of James [Journal for the Study of the New Testament. Supplement Series, 206] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781841271828
ISBN-10: 1841271829
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
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Albert Speer
2001 - Albert Speer (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781854594853
ISBN-10: 1854594850
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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Plays One  The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs Based on Albie Sach's 'Jail Diary' Mary Barns Based on 'Mary Barnes  Two Accounts of a Journey Through M
Pentecost The Rsc/Allied Domecq Young Vic Season  First Performed at the Other Place Stratford-Upon-Avon 12 October 1994
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
1996 - Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781854592972
ISBN-10: 1854592971
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction
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Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll  Mr Hyde
1993 - Strange Case of Dr Jekyll Mr Hyde (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781854591210
ISBN-10: 1854591215
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1993 - Shorts [Edgar] (Paperback)
1985 - Maydays [Methuen Modern Plays] (Paperback)Paperback
1979 - Teendreams [A Methuen new theatrescript ; no. 20] (Paperback)
Teendreams and Our Own People [A Methuen Modern Play] (Paperback)
That Summer [A Methuen Modern Plays] (Paperback)
Wreckers [New theatrescripts] (Paperback)
Mary Barnes [Modern Plays] (Paperback)Paperback
Entertaining Strangers [Methuen New Theatrescript] (Paperback)Paperback
Ball Boys [Pluto short plays] (Paperback)