Stuart Slade is a playwright based in London

Stuart Slade is a playwright who has had work performed around the world as well as in London's West End.

His work is darkly comic but full of humanity and well worth reading whether you are a theatre lover or not!

Stuart's play Cans is a meditation on family and how we can reconcile someone's personal and public persona.

Read Stuart's top picks at the British Council library!

Secondhand Time by Sveltana Aleksievich

The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Pomona by Alistair McDowall

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child by J.K Rowling and Jack Thorne

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Music: Do it again by Ed Napoli