“Graham Roos writes with a directness and urgency embracing both intellectual and emotional clarity. His characters are authentic and speak with individuality. He has an acute ear for pithy dialogue which is catchy, true, eminently ‘sayable’ with a fine mix of laughter and tears.”
Sir Derek Jacobi
GRAHAM ROOS was born in Sheffield and his work has spanned the media of theatre, film, music, radio, opera and publishing. He believes that all art forms are essentially aspects of a unity - which is man's search for his spiritual origins - and his work reflects a life long interest in philosophy and esoterica.
He has lectured widely, particularly in th fields of creative art such as Drama, film and poetry, blending these three together in several major works. For many years Graham taught at LAMDA, inviting students into a magical of world where drama and narrative are all powerful.
He has worked with the BBC (Ghostwatch), Channel 4 (Stalking Pete Doherty), The Royal Opera House (Opera Genesis) The London Sinfonietta (Songs of the Zeitgeist), St Johns Smith Square (An evening of opera), Chelsea Theatre, Southwark Playhouse, Chelsea Arts Club, The ICA and the Cafe de Paris among others.
He welcomes commissions and is currently working on a novel and his latest film - Ashby's Odyssey - exploring the mysterious histories surrounding Bond Girl Carole Ashby received its premiere at the Regent Street Cinema Last year. www.ashbysodyssey.com.
He has two volumes of published poetry and a CD of spoken word - and his short films have premiered at the Portobello International Festival.
He currently leads the MA course in High Comedy at LAMDA and works in parternship with Seven Star Arts. https://www.7stararts.com
The Art of News - Graham Roos, Daniel Evans and Dominic Muldonwey at the premiere of Dominic's Songs of the Zeitgeist with libretto by Graham Roos - sung by Daniel Evans at King's Place - sponsored by The Guardian