Anthony Clavane is an author, journalist and playwright. His new play, Leeds Lads, is playing in Leeds this summer and he is the author of Promised Land, described as “glorious” by The Guardian and, in 2011, named both Football Book of the Year and Sports Book of the Year. His latest book, Does Your Rabbi Know You’re Here?, about Jewish involvement in football, was als shortlisted for the 2013 Football Book of the Year. He writes for the Sunday Mirror and contributes to Index on Censorship. His first two plays, Promised Land (adapted from the book) and Playing the Joker, have both been performed in Leeds, with the latter also appearing at the West Yorkshire Playhouse.
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