Evan is a Canadian-British playwright and screenwriter who lives in London, UK. His debut play Mother of Him won the inaugural RBC National Playwriting Award at Tarragon. The play went on to be produced internationally and was adapted for BBC Radio. Girls Like That is his second Canadian production, following Scarberia at Young People’s Theatre. His other plays include Jekyll & Hyde (West End), Consensual (West End), Pronoun (National Theatre), WiLd! (UK tour), Holloway Jones (Unicorn), and Banana Boys (Hampstead). Awards include: Jugend Theatre Preis Baden-Wurttemberg (Germany), Scenic Youth prize (France), Samuel French Canadian Play award (USA), King’s Cross Award, Brian Way Award and Writers’ Guild Award (all UK). He is Creative Writing Fellow at the University of Southampton and teaches playwriting for the National Theatre and in prisons. His work continues to be produced around the world, and he is currently under commission to the National Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse/New National Theatre Japan, Out of Joint, National Theatre Company of Korea/Birmingham REP, Synergy Theatre, as well as writing numerous projects for film and television.