Nigel Gearing, MA
Nigel Gearing was born in London, educated at the Universities of Cambridge and Michigan and is both a teacher and professional writer. His teaching has covered many areas including Renaissance Studies, Creative Writing, the Victorian Novel, and Film & Theatre Studies. As a writer he has had work performed in the UK, the USA, France and Denmark. His translations into and from French include a translation of Marlowe’s Edward II (regional tour of France followed by a run at the Theatre Malakoff, Paris) and Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi, to be presented next year. He has contributed to a number of film scenarios including Bennett’s Ascendancy and Chereau’s Intimacy (both winners of Best Film at the Berlin Film Festival). His new play What Women Know - adapted from stories by Guy de Maupassant - will be presented at the Rose, Kingston, in the autumn of 2010.