Chris is a playwright, lyricist and theatre-maker, and was the 2013 Pearson Playwright-in-Residence for Sheffield Theatres. Past work includes: A Declaration From The People (National Theatre); A Dream, The Sheffield Mysteries, Dickensian, Goodwill To All Men, We’re All In This Together and 20 Tiny Plays About Sheffield (Sheffield Theatres); Larksong (New Vic, Stoke-on-Trent); Cards On The Table (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester); Tony! The Blair Musical (York Theatre Royal/Tour); Sleight & Hand (Summerhall, Edinburgh. Also live-screened into Odeon cinemas and by BBC Arts); Poking The Bear (Theatre503); The Bureau Of Lost Things (Theatre503/Rose Bruford); ODD (Perfect Pitch/Royal & Derngate Northampton: concert performance) and Wolf (National Theatre Studio: reading). Chris has won the National Young Playwrights’ Festival, a Brit Writers’ Award, the Perfect Pitch Award and the Sunday Times Edinburgh Competition.