John Osborne writes books, poems and stories. He regularly performs at festivals including Latitude, Glastonbury and the Edinburgh Fringe, and has performed poetry on BBC Radio 1, Radio 3 and 6Music. He has written and performed six half-hour stories on Radio 4, most recently The New Blur Album and Don’t Need the Sunshine, an adaptation of his non-fiction book of the same name. He co-wrote and created After Hours, a comedy drama for Sky One, directed by Craig Cash. He lives in Norwich and walks around with his shoelaces undone.
Read more on his personal website.
Work published elsewhere
The New Blur Album
A recording of a show John wrote and performed for Radio 4.
A review of John’s first book, Radio Head, which was published in 2009 and broadcast on Radio 4 as Book of the Week.
The cast announcement of After Hours, the sitcom John wrote with his friend Molly.
Listening to Stuart Maconie
A poem from John’s first collection, Most People Aren’t That Happy, Anyway.
John Peel's Shed
A review of John’s first solo show, John Peel’s Shed.