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Philip Osment


Brought up in Devon, Philip Osment studied languages at Oxford University. Until 1989 he was artistic director of Gay Sweatshop, directing 'Poppies', 'Compromised Immunity' and his own play, 'This Island’s Mine'. His three plays set in Devon, 'The Dearly Beloved', 'What I Did in the Holidays', and 'Flesh and Blood', were all nominated for Writer’s Guild awards and 'The Dearly Beloved' won the award for best regional play in 1993. He has written and directed plays aimed at a young audience, and regularly works as a writer’s friend/dramaturg for a wide range of companies and organisations.

Playwriting Credits

Play Title Playwright
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