Award-winning playwright and author Barney Norris won The Critics' Circle and Off West End Theatre Awards for Most Promising Playwright for his debut full-length play Visitors. Here, he talks to his editor, Alice Youell, about his days spent writing, and his new book The Vanishing Hours.
The author of Five Rivers Met On A Wooden Plain reflects on the differences between writing plays and novels, and muses on why this is an important question
Barney Norris was born in Sussex in 1987, and grew up in Salisbury. Upon leaving university he founded the theatre company Up In Arms. He won the Critics' Circle and Offwestend Awards for Most Promising Playwright for his debut full-length play Visitors. He is the Martin Esslin Playwright in Residence at Keble College, Oxford.