Actor, Writer, Director, Teacher, Filmmaker, Poet, Playwright, Critic,
The writer of over 200 plays for stage and screen, David Erdos is an actor, director, and lecturer with over 30 years professional experience. He is a published poet, critic and illustrator, lead reviewer for The International Times and Literary Editor for MU magazine. He has collaborated with a number of major cultural figures including Harold Pinter, Henry Woolf, Snoo Wilson, Chris Petit, Alan Moore, Pete Brown, Steve Hackett and Iain Sinclair, in whose book The Last London, he features. David’s close friendship with Heathcote Williams led to a number of projects, most notably his direction of Killing Kit at The Cockpit Theatre, London, where he was also writer in residence for ten years. David has led drama and acting departments for performing arts schools and colleges across the UK and Europe and worked with a wide range of production companies from Liverpool Playhouse, Everyman and Unity Theatres, to the BBC. He is a former creative practitioner for Save the Children and the Arts Council of England and a previous winner of the Peggy Ramsay Foundation award. His books Easy Verses for Difficult Times, Oil on Silver, The Scar on the Cloud, Changing Places with Light, He Was and News From Mars are available from Penniless Press and Amazon. And his collaboration with the photographer Max Reeves, Byzantium is published by Entropy Press.