Dan Rebellato is a playwright, journalist and Professor of Contemporary Theatre at Royal Holloway, University of London. He has written no fewer than 17 stage plays and numerous radio plays, as well as published several books on contemporary British theatre.
He is the editor of the series of Terence Rattigan’s plays for specialist drama publisher Nick Hern, in which capacity he has written introductions to Rattigan and all of his texts, as well as published and spoken about his work in many other contexts.
In February 2020 Dan devised and hosted a day-long symposium entitled Re-Imagining Nora, to coincide with a new production of A Doll’s House at the Young Vic theatre in London.
During the first coronavirus lockdown Dan created a series of YouTube interviews with a stellar line-up of playwrights under the heading Playwrights in Lockdown. The series is a wonderful repository of knowledge and insight into the methods and work of many of the leading writers of our time.
In episode 1 Dan recommended any play by Caryl Churchill, especially Far Away.
In episode 8 Dan recommended The Winslow Boy by Terence Rattigan.