Sarah Daniels

(3490 words)
  • Nicole Boireau

Sarah Daniels was born in 1956 in London. With more than twenty stage plays published since 1981, most of them produced in major London venues, with her extensive work for television series (Grange Hill, East Enders), and more than thirty scripts and adaptations for BBC Radio, Sarah Daniels is a major figure of the British scene. Her multi-faceted talent deserves attention. From Ma’s Flesh is Grass and Ripen Our Darkness (1981) to Left in Trust (BBC Radio 4, June 2012) she has been unanimously considered as one of the wittiest and most gifted of contemporary dramatists. In 2005 her controversial play Masterpieces (1983) was voted one of the 100 most important plays of the 20th century by …

Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.

Boireau, Nicole. "Sarah Daniels". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 24 October 2012
[, accessed 04 July 2015.]