Sign up to the Newsletter for the latest news from the Baillie Gifford Prize

You are here

Bonnie Greer

Bonnie Greer

Bonnie Greer is a writer, critic and broadcaster. She moved to London in 1986 having studied with David Mamet at St Nicholas Theatre, Chicago, and Eliza Kazan at The Actors Studio in New York.

Her stage credits include:  Zebra Days (The Oval, 1989); Shoes (Soho Theatre Company, 1994); You (Polygot Theatre Company, Young Vic 1997); and Jitterbug (Arcola Theatre, November 2001).   Radio credits for BBC Radio 4 include Black Betty (1997), Bones (1998), The Dressmaker (1999), Louis – The Lonely Days (2001) and Letters to an Icon (March 2002).

She is a regular critic on R4’s Front Row, R3’s Night Waves and BBC2’s Newsnight Review, and writes a weekly arts column for The Mail on Sunday Night and Day magazine.

She is currently(2002) Arts Council of England Playwright in Residence for the London based Pascal Theatre Company and has recently been appointed a board member of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and a Governor of The London International Film School. Her first novel Hanging By Her Teeth was published in 1994, her second, Riding The 903 is due to be published in 2003.