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Stephen M Hornby

Academic Fellow: Drama & Theatre Practice, University of Salford

I dramatise archives. I'm also in write-up on a PhD researching playwriting from archives with a focus on intermale sexuality. The PhD has involved writing two full-length plays, "The Adhesion of Love" and "The First Vampyre". LGBT+ History Month UK Playwright in Residence since 2014.

Award-winning playwright and short-film maker:
Wings Award "Unchechen" (International Lesbian & Gay Culture Network)
Best Drama Award "Die Diana" (Greater Manchester Fringe Festival, 2016)

Interest include: LGBT+ representation on stage and screen, playwriting, writing from archive, representations of time and temporality in drama, queer history, British theatre post-1950, directing, producing.


  • 2017–present
    PhD researcher, University of Salford


Sir Leon Radzinowicz Prize, Institute of Criminology, Cambirdge University,