David Edgar

David Edgar to lead discussion of playwriting at Oxford University

Edgar will take up the post of visiting professor of drama studies

Looking back: Michael Coveney's theatre review of 2014

Our chief critic reflects on his theatrical highs and lows of the past 12 months

The Iron Curtain Trilogy (Cockpit Theatre)

David Edgar's plays centring on the Eastern Bloc are given an urgent revival by American company Burning Coal

The Shape of the Table (Cockpit Theatre)

'A lucid, witty paradigm of what happened in the Velvet Revolution'

David Edgar's 'Iron Curtain Trilogy' revived for Berlin Wall anniversary

The trilogy - comprising The Shape of the Table, Pentecost and The Prisoner's Dilemma - has never before been performed in rep

Michael Coveney: Summer treats with Noël Coward and seaside piers; RIP Peter Whelan

Our chief critic enjoys a leading Coward interpreter and reflects on the death of the writer of The Accrington Pals

If Only (Chichester)
The Chichester Minerva stages David Edgar's new satire about a Labour special advisor, a Lib Dem staffer and a Tory candidate who are stranded in Malaga Airport by the 2010 Icelandic ash-cloud