Tim Luscombe is a British playwright and director. He has written plays that have been produced in the West End, including EuroVision (Drill Hall & Vaudeville) and The One You Love (Royal Court & Barracke, Berlin), as well as The Death of Gogol and the 1969 Eurovision Song Contest (Drill Hall), The Schuman Plan (Hampstead), Hungry Ghosts (Orange Tree), and adaptations of Northanger Abbey, Persuasion and Mansfield Park which have played all over the UK and toured. Recently, Tim has written plays for RADA (The Quickest Light), Mountview (Kimalia) and LAMDA (The Second World). He's currently working on a new play for LAMDA and a musical. He originally trained as a director at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the 1980s, and his directing credits include: The MerchANT of Venice & Volpone (Lyric Hammersmith & World Tour), Artist Descending A Staircase (Helen Hayes New York & Duke of York's London), When She Danced (Kings Head London & Playwrights' Horizons New York & RADA), Easy Virtue (Garrick), Snow Orchid and Salvation (both at the Gate London), The Browning Version & Harlequinade (Royalty) and Intimate Exchanges (Stephen Joseph in Scarborough & 59E59 New York).