Philip Glassborow

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Philip Glassborow is a playwright, lyricist and composer who writes for theatre, radio and television. His best-known theatre musical is the The Great Big Radio Show!
which won multiple awards, including one that promotes achievement in British theatre, co-judged by Tim Rice.  It was also performed off-broadway in 2005 and at Malta’s National Theatre in 2014.

Other credits include a musical version of Peter Pan, and a BBC Radio production, The Gorey Details, starring Frank Langella and David Suchet. In 2014 he was commissioned to write a musical theatre piece to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Red Cross inspection of Theresienstadt Concentration Camp (in the former Czechoslovakia) which was presented at the Edinburgh Festival.