A piece for The Observer on Berlin

A piece for Shakespeare’s Globe on the Voter’s Choice tour, 2018

I wrote Twistovproduced by Teatro Vivo with Dash Arts



Elterwater, a play about Kurt Schwitters.

Edgar & Adolf, a novella, with Phil Earle.

The Turning Season, a book exploring football life in east Germany.





Michael Wagg

I’m a writer and actor.

I studied Drama at Hull University, leaving with an M.Phil for a thesis on Shakespeare’s clowns & fools (1998) – and trained as an actor at ArtsEd, London (2001)

Here’s my Spotlight CV

I’ve written for The Guardian and The Observer and write regularly for theatre.

Guardian profile

I wrote Twistov for Teatro Vivo and Dash Arts, co-wrote a new promenade version of Homer’s Odyssey and was the writer for the Royal Court Five Day Play programme in 2012.  My play Voice is published in Brand.  For more see Theatre Writing

I’ve written regularly for The Transmitter and for a variety of other places.  See Articles

I write poems too.


Thanks for taking the time to look at Duck Song.



Header image: Jim Wileman  (Oystercatchers: strolling theatre / Red Herring Productions).  That’s me in the distance, working hard!



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