Paul Webb

After a career in teaching, Paul Webb wrote his first play at age 50. FOUR NIGHTS IN KNARESBOROUGH was produced in London, had a national tour and drew the attention of the film industry. He was commissioned by Stephen Spielberg, Michael Mann and Ridley Scott, working closely with all three over a number of years. He wrote Selma, a film about the civil rights struggle in Alabama. Shortly after, Paul retired from screenwriting but then during the covid lockdowns wrote two plays. HOLD ON will be produced by St. Louis Black Rep. He is currently working on a new play, about the intimate history of the epoch-defining relationship between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.