Stephen Smith started writing plays in 1985 and has so far had sixteen published. He either directs or appears in every play and has won numerous Best New Play Awards. His plays have been produced not only throughout the UK but in many overseas countries as well with Parentcaft translated into Dutch and Penalty into Romanian. The majority of his plays are one-acts but several have been designed to be also performed together for a complete evenings entertainment. His most performed plays have been the comedies Departure, set at Gatwick airport, Background Artist, set in an extras agency, and Parentcraft, set in a maternity hospital. In 2011 he formed his own theatre company Big Squirrel Productions to perform his plays, where A Middle Aged Man's Uncertainty Theory received critical acclaim at the both the 2011 Camden Fringe and the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe. He is currently writing his twenty third play, Chrysalis for the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe. Stephen is also a professional actor with his recent plays now published under his equity name Stephen Scheurer-Smith. Details of all his plays can be obtained from his website www.stephenscheurersmith.com.