For script copies, performing rights, etc. contact Neil Duffield at    Phone +44. 01204 409729

Neil Duffield Playwright


phone: +44.01204409729

Neil has worked as a full-time professional playwright for over thirty five years and has written more than sixty plays and adaptations which have been staged extensively in theatres throughout Britain and abroad. In 2006 his play ’The Lost Warrior’  won the Arts Council England Children’s Award (now the Brian Way Award) ‘for work which displays excellence, inspiration and innovation in children's theatre.’
He lives in Bolton and enjoys spending as much time as possible with his four young grandchildren.

Professional theatre companies which have produced his work include: 
Edinburgh Lyceum;  Royal & Derngate, Northampton;  Dundee Rep;  Derby Theatre;  Theatre by the Lake, Keswick;  Lyric Theatre, Belfast;  Bolton Octagon;  Sheffield Crucible;  York Theatre Royal; Dukes Theatre, Lancaster;  Watermill Theatre, Newbury;  Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham;  Helix Theatre, Dublin;  Nottingham Playhouse;  Manchester Library Theatre;  Chester Gateway;  Belgrade Theatre, Coventry;  Cheltenham Everyman;  The Byre Theatre, St Andrews;  Stables Theatre, Milton Keynes;  Redgrave Theatre, Farnham;  NTC Theatre, Northumberland;  Polka Theatre for Children;  Pilot Theatre, York; Oxfordshire Theatre Company; Theatre Foundry, Walsall;  Palace Theatre, Watford:  Theatre Centre, Sudbury, Ontario;  New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth;  Arden Theatre, Philadelphia;  Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield,  M6 Theatre, Rochdale;  Action Transport Theatre, Cheshire;  Tiebreak Theatre, Norwich;  Greenwich Young Peoples Theatre;  Cleveland Theatre Company, Pit Prop Theatre, Wigan.

His plays have also been staged by numerous amateur, youth theatre, and school companies.