ANDREW BOVELL is a playwright and screenwriter. His plays include: Things I Know To Be True, The Secret River, When the Rain Stops Falling, Holy Day, Who’s Afraid of the Working Class?, Speaking in Tongues, Scenes From a Separation, Shades of Blue, Ship of Fools, After Dinner, The Ballad of Lois Ryan and State of Defense. His work has been performed extensively both in Australia and internationally and won many awards. His screen writing credits include the French language Iris, directed by Jalil Lespert. A Most Wanted Man, an adaptation of the John Le Carré novel, directed by Anton Corbijn and starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman, premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and was released internationally in July, 2014. Other films include Edge of Darkness, Blessed, The Book of Revelation, Head On, Lust, The Fisherman’s Wake, Piccolo Mondo, Strictly Ballroom and the multi-award-winning Lantana.