NIDA News

Ben Ellis has taken up running. It’s a way to combat the first twinge of ageing in the 37 year-old’s body. But, loping through the streets of London, his current home, is an especially dangerous hobby for the NIDA’s commissioned playwright for 2012.

Ellis is a man under constant assault, bombarded wherever he goes… by ideas. “Oddly shaped people and oddly shaped ideas and different vantage points are everywhere,” he says.

“There’s this new building called The Shard, it’s funded by a Dubai corporation, and it was raining and there was this cloud obscuring the top of the building…” In his mind, a play is already forming.

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