Coronation Street writer Jonathan Harvey has a new play. It's called Our Lady of Blundellsands and this is what it's about...
There's a play reading of at the Liverpool Everyman theatre on Wednesday 11 May. Find out more here.
As well as writing for our favourite soap, Jonathan Harvey has written 18 plays including The Cherry Blossom Tree and Canary for Liverpool Playhouse, Beautiful Thing and Boom Bang a Bang for The Bush, Out in the Open for Hampstead Theatre, Guiding Star and Tomorrow I’ll Be Happy for the National Theatre and Mohair, Wildfire and Babies for the Royal Court Theatre.
He has won the John Whiting Award, the George Devine Award, two Manchester Evening News Awards and an Evening Standard award, as well as being both Bafta and Olivier nominated.
Jonathan’s play Beautiful Thing was made into a successful film for Film Four. For TV he created the sitcoms Gimme Gimme Gimme and Beautiful People as well as writing for shows as diverse as Rev, Shameless, At Home With The Braithwaites and Tracey Ullman’s Show. For the past 12 years he has been on the writing team for Coronation Street.
His novels include All She Wants and The Girl Who Just Appeared.
His new novel The History of Us is out in the summer.
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