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David Ian Neville

DAVID IAN NEVILLE

  

Nationality:    Scottish
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David Ian Neville is a playwright and director. He trained in theatre in Edinburgh and has worked as an actor, writer, director and drama facilitator. Writing credits include: the Edinburgh Fringe First award-winning play, Exile (Edinburgh, King's Head & Bush Theatre, London): Dough (Oran Mor, Glasgow); Twelfth Day of July (TAG, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow) & Across The Barricades (TAG, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow & New Victoria Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent); A Deafening Silence (Byre Theatre, St Andrews); The Heart of The City & Coppelia(Proteus Theatre Co. Basingstoke); Why Here? (Molecule Theatre of Science, London); Refuseniks(West One Youth Theatre, London); Back To Limbo (Annan Community Play/SAC commission);Another One For The Road (with Megg Nicol for Scottish Youth Theatre); The Book Safari; RLS; & The Talking Picture Show (Studio Earth Productions); The Tramp; Shiver Me Timbers; & Robin Hood(Clerwood Theatre Co. Edinburgh); The Chicago & New York TV Festivals award-winning TV playsMartha & The Audition (STV/ITV); Take The High Road (STV); Together (ITV); Desperate Measures;Inside; & Sport & How To Avoid It (BBC Radio 4); Kilbreck (BBC Radio Scotland); He has also written for BBC Schools Radio, London & Edinburgh and BBC TV and STV Schools Programmes. He has also devised and written scripts for corporate videos, museum audio-visuals & training films. David has devised and storylined various drama series for BBC Radio, including: Lynton Bay (BBC Radio Scotland); Shuttle Diplomacy & Island Blue (BBC Radio 4). He has also written storylines for Lynda La Plante's ITV series, The Governor; BBC Radio 4's The Archers; BBC Radio Scotland'sKilbreck; and BBC Radio Wales serial, Station Road. Theatre directing credits include: Exile (Fringe First Award); Kaddish For Pinter; & Just For A Laugh(Studio Earth Productions); and guest director for various companies including: Molecule Theatre of Science, London; Guizer Theatre, Aberdeen; The Warrington Community Play; West One Youth Theatre; and Artistic Director of Clerwood Theatre Co. Edinburgh. He has devised and run workshops for various companies and organisations including The British Council in Brazil. His work as a radio drama producer for the BBC includes: The Quest Of Donal Q by David Ashton with Brian Cox & Billy Connolly; Homeless by Gerda Stevenson; Greyfriars by Ronald Frame; the radio versions of Black Watch by Gregory Burke; Dunsinane and Midsummer by David Greig and Fallby Zinnie Harris; Behind Closed Doors by Clara Glynn; The Other Simenon by Georges Simenon, dramatised by Ronald Frame; The Inspector Dover dramas by Joyce Porter, dramatised by Paul Mendelson. He was also a producer/director on the long running serials, The Archers (BBC Radio 4) and Station Road (BBC Radio Wales). As an actor David has worked with various companies including: Clerwood Theatre Co. Edinburgh; Leaping Tiger /Cafe Graffiti, Edinburgh; Royal Lyceum Theatre Company, & Theatre Workshop, Edinburgh; and for BBC TV and STV. He has toured his one-man shows and performed as a clown/mime throughout the UK and abroad. His highest 'peak' as a performer was as a clown/mime for Virgin Atlantic on a flight to New York!

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        Across the Barricades         Another One For The Road         Back To Limbo         Book Safari, The         Coppelia         Deafening Silence         Dough         Exile         Heart of the City         Refuseniks         RLS         Robin Hood         Shiver Me Timbers         Talking Picture Show, The         Tramp, The         Twelfth Day of July         Why Here?



Across the Barricades

Across the Barricades
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Notes:
From original novel by Joan Lingard

1st Produced:
School Tour    1990

Organisations:
Tag Theatre Company

1st Published:
Oxford Playscripts, Oxford University Press, 1990   978-0198312727

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Adaptation

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Another One For The Road

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written by Megg Nicol and David Ian Neville

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Scottish Youth Theatre    -

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Back To Limbo

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Annan Community Play/SAC commission    -

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Book Safari, The

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1st Produced:
Studio Earth Productions    -

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Coppelia

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Proteus Theatre Co. Basingstoke    -

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Deafening Silence

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Byre Theatre, St Andrews    -

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Dough

Synopsis:
the last shop in a row of derelict buildings - a Jewish bakery run by Albie. Rasheed the son of the owner of the building is desperate to redeveloped

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Exile

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Heart of the City

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Proteus Theatre Co. Basingstoke    -

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Refuseniks

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West One Youth Theatre, London    -

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RLS

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Studio Earth Productions    -

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Robin Hood

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1st Produced:
Clerwood Theatre Co. Edinburgh    -

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Shiver Me Timbers

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Clerwood Theatre Co. Edinburgh    -

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Talking Picture Show, The

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Studio Earth Productions    -

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Tramp, The

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Clerwood Theatre Co. Edinburgh    -

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Twelfth Day of July

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1st Produced:
TAG, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow    -

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Why Here?

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1st Produced:
Molecule Theatre of Science, London    -

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