Stephen Wyatt gained his Ph.D. at Cambridge for his dissertation, The Victorian Extravaganza: 1830-1885. He spent a brief time as Lecturer in Drama at Glasgow University but since 1975 he has been a freelance writer for theatre, radio and television. He is the only writer to have won the Tinniswood Award for best radio drama script twice – for Memorials to the Missing in 2008 and Gerontius in 2011. His television works include Dr Who and Casualty. His theatre work has been seen everywhere from the Bubble Theatre’s touring tent to London’s West End. Productions in 2011 included Pick Yourself Up (Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch), The Standard Bearer (Stephanie Feury Theatre, Hollywood) and A Victorian Mikado (Krazy Kat Theatre national tour). He is also an experienced teacher and devised and taught the country’s first online radio drama course in conjunction with New Writing South and the University of Sussex. He is currently Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow at the University of Greenwich.