Paul Sellar

Paul is a playwright working in theatre, film & radio. 

Paul is currently writing a new radio play The Gold Killing, a stage play The Night and a film The Devils Punchbowl. His past commissions include Warp X/Film Four, BBC drama and the National Theatre (studio). His last two stage plays both transferred to the West End and previous plays have been produced or developed at theatres including The Old Vic, Soho, BAC, Assembly Rooms, Pleasance Edinburgh, Live Theatre, Newcastle & The Bush. The film version of 2Graves premiered at the Genesis Cinema, Whitechapel  as part of the EEFF. For Radio The Takeover (R3) was nominated for The Prix Europa, Berlin & The Imison Award (BBC awards). The Moonflask aired recently on Radio 4 on Easter Saturday and his forthcoming two part drama for Radio 4 The Gold Killing airs in July. Recent work has won a Curtain Call award in Australia, and a Jury prize at the ITSELF festival in Warsaw. The Bedsit is published by Faber and The Dead Move Fast, Worlds End, The Man Who Fell Out of Bed & 2 Graves are published by Oberon books. 

'There is no mistaking the signature of playwright Paul Sellar – the master of deception' The Stage

'An innovative new playwright with a brilliant gift' Plays & Players

'A writer we can cherish' The Spectator