David Henry Wilson (born 1937) is a British playwright, novelist and children’s author. His plays have been performed at many well-known theatres, including The Hampstead, Theatre Royal Stratford East, King’s Head, Sheffield Crucible, Leicester Haymarket, Cheltenham Everyman, Edinburgh and Pitlochry Festivals etc. as well as abroad. His children’s books, especially the Jeremy James series, have been translated into many languages, and his novel The Coachman Rat has won acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic. This website offers a selection of his works, some of which can be downloaded free of charge. Other works listed are available from: agency@hopecorner.net to whom all inquiries should be addressed concerning publication, performance and other rights.


Full Length Plays

Plays Derived From Shakespeare

Short Plays

Children's Books

Children's Plays

Shylock's Revenge and Iago, the Villain of Venice

In 2015, to coincide with the Royal Shakespeare Company's productions of The Merchant of Venice and Othello, Michael Friend Productions presented fully staged script-in-hand performances of David Henry Wilson's sequels to both plays at the Attic Theatre, Stratford upon Avon. To view these productions, please Click Here

Memories and Mysteries
Published in 2017. A book of poems, together with ten paintings by the great German artist Claus Dietrich Hentschel. Download Here

The City of Upside Down
The sequel to The Castle of Inside Out, in which Lorina sets out to rescue the green people from the clutches of the terribly terrifying Pit Bull Terror. Download Here