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Tom Trott

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Tom Trott was born in Brighton. He first started writing at Junior School, where he and a group of friends devised and performed comedy plays for school assemblies, much to the amusement of their fellow pupils. Since leaving school and growing up to be a big boy, he has written a short comedy play that was performed at the Theatre Royal Brighton in May 2014 as part of the Brighton Festival; he has written Daye's Work, a television pilot for the local Brighton channel, and he has won the Empire Award (thriller category) in the 2015 New York Screenplay Contest. His first novel, You Can't Make Old Friends, was published in 2016. He is currently writing a second Joe Grabarz novel to be published in 2017. He is the proverbial Brighton rock, and ...more

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