Fellow at Leeds Trinity University, 2009/10
Fellow at University of Kent at Medway, 2010-12
Stephen Wakelam is a playwright, working first mainly in TV and now in radio.
His TV work includes over twenty original films and plays, drama documentaries and adaptations. Amongst his recent radio plays are: the biographical What I Think of My Husband about the second Mrs Thomas Hardy (BBC Radio 4); The Pattern of Painful Adventures about Shakespeare (Radio 3); and A Dose of Fame about E.M. Forster (Radio 4). A further three radio plays can be heard via his website: Answered Prayers with Kenneth Cranham; Two Men from Delft with Alex Jennings and Stephen Tompkinson; and The Adulteries of a Provincial Wife with Robert Glenister, Daniel Evans and Anastasia Hille. Stephen is the author of three stage plays, two at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs.
He was Young Writers' Tutor at the Royal Court Theatre for three years and, in the
mid-1990s, at the National Theatre Studio, where he mentored a dozen young playwrights, including Moira Buffini, Abi Morgan, David Eldridge, Roy Williams, Jonathan Harvey
and Martin McDonagh.