Roy Williams

b. 1968

Roy Williams was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018.

Roy Williams began writing plays in 1990. His plays include Advice for the Young at Heart; an adaptation of The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner; Days of Significance; Sucker Punch; Category B; Baby Girl; Absolute Beginners; Little Sweet Thing; Fallout; Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads; Clubland; The Gift; Local Boy; Souls; Lift Off; Starstruck; Josie’s Boy; Wildefire; The No Boys Cricket Club; and Kingston 14. His writing for television includes Offside, for which he won a BAFTA. He was appointed OBE for Services to Drama in 2008.

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