Steve Trafford is a talented writer for both stage and screen. He co founded the Red Ladder Theatre and his production credits with the company include Nerves of Steel, Taking Our Time and Ladders to the Moon.
His production Marie - The Story of Marie Lloyd ran twice at the Fortune Theatre in the West end and earned Elizabeth Mansfield an Olivier nomination for Best Actress in a Musical. He also adapted the play for BBC Radio 4.
His other musical theatre credits include Hymn to Love - Homage to Piaf, (he also adapted this for BBC Radio 3), A Cloud in Trousers, and he also translated Bertolt Brecht's The Mother amongst many other titles.
Steve has also made a significant contribution to television drama, writing for popular television programmes such as Emmerdale Farm, Wycliffe and Heartbeat. Between 1989 and 2010 he was a regular writer for the ITV police drama series The Bill. Other significant credits to his name include Bombay Blue, Rockface and Backup. He also won the Writers Guild Award for an episode of the drama series Between the Lines.
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