IAN WILDING studied drama in London at Queen Mary and Westfield College and the Central School of Speech and Drama. His play Below won the Griffin Award for New Australian Playwriting in 2000, and in 2003 he received the Patrick White Playwrights’ Award for Even Amongst Dogs. Torrez premiered the following year playing in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. The Carnivores won the Griffin Award in 2005 and was produced in Perth the following year.