‘One of our most exciting young writers’

The Times

My plays include Visitors, Eventide and Nightfall. I’ve also adapted Ishiguro and Lorca, and created two autobiographical works, The Wellspring (written and performed with my father, David Owen Norris) and We Started To Sing.

My novels Undercurrent, Five Rivers Met On A Wooded Plain, Turning For Home and The Vanishing Hours are published by Doubleday.

I have written essays, books and reviews on artists including Sara Baume, Jez Butterworth, Charlie and Daisy May Cooper, Bernard O’Donoghue, Brian Friel, Peter Gill, Robert Holman, David Inshaw, D.H.Lawrence, Alison Macleod, David Owen Norris, David Storey, Graham Swift and Timberlake Wertenbaker.

I am currently developing a new play called The Invisible Man with Derren Brown and writing about John Constable, among other things…