George Spender

George Spender, was the Editorial Director at specialist drama publisher, Oberon Books, where he was responsible for publishing many of the leading British playwrights of the past decade, including Laura Wade, Tanika Gupta, Lemn Sissay, Simon Stone, Robert Icke, Barney Norris, Alice Birchall, among hundreds of others. At Oberon George published all of Duncan Macmillan’s plays, including Lungs.

More recently George has worked for the Edinburgh International Festival and the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, and has launched a new publishing company, Salamander Street, which specialises in new dramatic writing and theatre in education.

Recommended Play(s)

George recommended Mr Burns by Anne Washburn.