Agent: Araminta Whitley
Nigel Slater is a cook who writes. The author of a collection of best-selling books and and presenter of nine BBC television series, he has been food columnist for the Observer for twenty-six years and, in 2012, was named Food Personality of the Year at the Observer Food Monthly Awards. His books include The Christmas Chronicles, the classics Appetite, the critically acclaimed two-volume Tender, The Kitchen Diaries I, II and A Year of Good Eating: The Kitchen Diaries III and the award-winning Eat - The Little Book of Fast Food. His award-winning memoir Toast: The Story of a Boy's Hunger won six major awards and is now a BBC film starring Helena Bonham Carter and Freddie Highmore. Toast has also been adapted for stage by Henry Filloux-Bennett and directed by Jonnie Riordan. The adaptation was performed at The Lowry in Salford and the Traverse Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe in the summer of 2018. It is currently showing at The Other Palace theatre in London until Saturday 3rd August 2019, before it tours theatres around the country.