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Brian was Chair of the judges of the Alfred Fagon Award between 2016-2018.

From May 2010 to October 2015 Brian was Deputy Literary Manager at the National Theatre, where his job involved research and reading revival plays for possible production, script editing with writers to develop their plays and arranging script workshops and readings.

While at the National Theatre Brian worked with many writers including Michael Cole, Rachel Delahay and Oladipo Agboluaje.  He also worked with a number of directors including Ola Ince, Natalie Abrahami and Elayce Ismail.  Brian has also worked as dramaturge for various theatre companies including Ice&Fire and The Wardrobe Ensemble.

He’s worked in the literary departments for Paines PloughBush TheatreHampstead Theatre, and Nabokov Theatre Company, and worked at the Tricycle Theatre.

Brian was co-writer on the devised theatre play World Factory, a play looking at the relationship between clothing brands in England and garment factories in China, which involved research trips to Shenzhen in China and Berlin. World Factory played at the Young Vic theatre in May 2015.

Brian has completed the Developing Drama course at the National Film & Television School.

Brian currently works with the BBC Writersroom and has worked as a script reader for Channel 4’s Scriptwriting course.  Previous to his theatre career Brian worked at the British Film Institute in the Programming Unit which programmed for regional cinemas.

Brian has been on the judging panel for the Alfred Fagon Award since 2010.