Roy Williams is now arguably one of the country’s leading dramatists. In 2000 he was the joint-winner of The George Devine Award and in 2001 he was awarded the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright. He was awarded the OBE for Services to Drama in the 2008 Birthday Honours List and received the Best Play Award at the Writers Guild Awards in 2011 for Sucker Punch. His plays include SUCKER PUNCH (Royal Court Theatre, nominated for Olivier Award for Best Play), CATEGORY B (Tricycle Theatre) DAYS OF SIGNIFICANCE (RSC), JOE GUY (Soho Theatre/Tiata Fahodzi), THERE’S ONLY ONE WAYNE MATTHEWS (Polka Theatre), BABY GIRL (NT Connections), ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS (Lyric Hammersmith), LITTLE SWEET THING (Nottingham Playhouse), SLOW TIME (NT Education), FALLOUT (Royal Court Theatre), SING YER HEART OUT FOR THE LADS (NT), CLUBLAND), THE GIFT (Birmingham Rep/Tricycle Theatre), LOCAL BOY (Hampstead Theatre, LIFT OFF (Royal Court,) , STARSTRUCK (Tricycle, Winner of John Whiting Award, Alfred Fagon Award & EMMA Award for Best Play),) and THE NO-BOYS CRICKET CLUB (Theatre Royal, Stratford East). His work for television includes LET IT SNOW (Endor Productions/Sky), FALLOUT (Company Pictures/Channel 4, Screen Nation Award for Achievement in Screenwriting), OFFSIDE (BBC, Winner of BAFTA Children’s Film & TV Award for Best Schools Drama) and BABYFATHER (BBC). In 2012, Roy co-wrote the movie FAST GIRLS.
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