Anders Lustgarten won the inaugural Harold Pinter Playwright's Award for If You Don't Let Us Dream We Won't Let You Sleep at the Royal Court Theatre Downstairs. He is currently under commission to the RSC and the National Theatre among several others, and adapted David Peace's The Damned United for the West Yorkshire Playhouse. His play Lampedusa had two runs at the Soho Theatre - back by popular demand - and at Hightide. The incredibly relevant piece about the current refugee crisis will tour in 2016.His latest play, The Seven Acts of Mercy, opened at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon to critical acclaim in Winter 2016.
Anders is also developing original projects for television and radio. He's also a long-standing political activist who's been arrested in four continents.
New play commission from the National.
Sir Francis Walsingham and the growth of his spy network under Elizabeth I.
Playing out across a gap of 400 years, the play interweaves the lives of an elderly man and his grandson in poverty-stricken Merseyside with Sixteenth-Century artist Caravaggio and his struggle to finish the eponymous painting during his years of exile.
Decades after Communist revolution, China is transformed. What does it mean – and how does it feel?
Adaptation of the best-selling novel by David Peace about football manager Brian Clough.
Commission as part of NT Connections 2015
A challenging portrayal of one of the most controversial moments in the War on Terror - the Roboski massacre.
A half hour commissioned response to the Magna Carta as part of Salisbury's 1000th anniversary celebrations
As the financial world issues its shock treatment, what happens when the City’s agenda is taken to its ultimate conclusion?
Part of a series of political drama
Broadcaster BBC Radio 4