Print page

David Lodge

Rights, Writer

Agent

Stephen Durbridge

In 1997 David was made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, and in 1998 he was awarded a CBE. As well as his plays, screenplays and novels, David has also written several books of literary criticism and essays. His work has been translated into fifteen languages.

Film and television

THE WRITING GAME (Channel 4) 1995
Adaptation of own play
With George Segal

MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT (BBC) 1994
6-part mini-series
Dir. Pedr James
With Keith Allen, Julia Sawalha and Pete Postlethwaite
Winner: Writers Guild Award for Best TV
Dramatised Serial 1995
Nominated: 6 BAFTAs 1995
Nominated: Emmy Award for Outstanding Mini-series 1995

NICE WORK (BBC2) 1989
4 x 60’ serial
Adaptation of own novel
Dir. Christopher Menaul
With Warren Clarke
Winner: RTS Award for Best Drama Serial 1990
Winner: Silver Nymph Award at Monte Carlo Television Festival 1990

Theatre

SECRET THOUGHTS (Bolton Octogan) 2011
Writer & Director
Adapted from his ‘Therapy’.

HOME TRUTHS (Birmingham Rep Theatre) 1998

THE WRITING GAME (Birmingham Rep Theatre) 1990
Dir. John Adams
American Rep Theatre, Massachusetts 1991
Dir. Michael Bloom
Manchester Library Theatre 1992
Dir. Chris Honer

Novels

DEAF SENTENCE 2008

AUTHOR AUTHOR 2004

HOME TRUTHS (novella based on own play) 1999

THINKS… 2001

THERAPY 1995
Winner: Commonwealth Writers Prize 1996

PARADISE NEWS 1991

NICE WORK 1988
Winner: Sunday Express Book of the Year Award 1988
Shortlisted: Booker Prize 1988

SMALL WORLD 1984
Shortlisted: Booker Prize 1984
Adapted as a 6-part television serial for Granada TV in 1988 by Steve Hawes

HOW FAR CAN YOU GO? 1980
Whitbread Book of the Year 1980

CHANGING PLACES 1975
Winner: Hawthornden Prize 1975
Winner: Yorkshire Post Fiction Prize 1975

OUT OF THE SHELTER 1970

THE BRITISH MUSEUM IS FALLING DOWN 1965

GINGER YOU’RE BARMY 1962

THE PICTUREGOERS 1960

Please contact us for further information.

Copyright The Agency 2015.

Call Stephen to discuss David or other Rightss & Writers

+44 (0)20 77271346