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Daniel Rosenthal

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Full name Daniel Rosenthal
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
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I am a specialist writer, lecturer and editor on theatre and film, contributing features and interviews to broadsheets such as "Times", "Independent", "Guardian" and "Observer". My key areas of expertise are: the National Theatre; Shakespeare on stage and screen; stage-to-screen adaptation; the plays and films of David Mamet and Patrick Marber. For nine years I was Managing Editor (1998–2003) and then Editor (2003–06) of "International Film Guide", the world cinema almanac. From (2005–07, I edited the Festival Catalogue and Festival Guide of the Dubai International Film Festival. My books are "The National Theatre Story" (Oberon, 2013), which won the STR Theatre Book Prize 2014; "Shakespeare on Screen" (Hamlyn, 2000) and "100 Shakespeare Films" (BFI, 2007) I also wrote the extended Commentary for Methuen Student Editions of Mamet's "Oleanna" and Marber's "Closer". I co-wrote and presented "The National Theatre at Fifty" for BBC Radio 4 Extra in October 2013 and was Associate Producer of "Arena: The National Theatre" (BBC Four, 2013).

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Radio
Last updated 01-10-2014 12:21


Born in London in 1971, I read English at Pembroke College, Cambridge. After two years as a reporter with the "Southern Daily Echo", Southampton, I returned to London in 1996 and have been freelance ever since.

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