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Name  Nigel Williams

Role  Novelist
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Movies  Dance With A Serial Killer, Hildegard of Bingen
Education  Highgate School, Oriel College, Oxford
Awards  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Limited Series, British Academy Television Award for Best Single Drama
Shows  Elizabeth I, Sea Wolf, Screen Two
Books  Class Enemy, Wimbledon Poisoner, Unfaithfully Yours, East of Wimbledon, Porcelain Repair and Restoration
Similar People  Barney Reisz, George S J Faber, Ali Smith, Mike Barker, Harold Bloom

Nigel Williams (born 20 January 1948) is an English novelist, screenwriter and playwright.

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Biography

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Williams was born in Cheadle, Cheshire. He was educated at Highgate School and Oriel College, Oxford, is married with three sons and lives in Putney, south-west London. After graduating from Oxford, Williams joined the BBC as a general trainee, and worked as an arts producer for the Corporation eventually becoming the editor of Omnibus and Bookmark.

His first novel My Life Closed Twice won the 1978 Somerset Maugham Award. For his screen adaptation of William Horwood's Skallagrigg (1994) he won a television BAFTA. Williams was also the primary scriptwriter for the second season – based on Greek myths – of the acclaimed Jim Henson's Storyteller series.

Williams' most successful work has been the 2005 TV drama Elizabeth I, being himself nominated for an Emmy Award for his script and winning multiple awards for the film and its star, Helen Mirren.

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