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Nell Leyshon is a British dramatist and novelist.


She was born in Glastonbury, England, and lives in the county of Dorset. She attended the University of Southampton, gaining a first in English Literature. Statistics Population: 8,800 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: ST501390 Administration District: Mendip Shire county: Somerset Region: South West England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Somerset Historic county: Somerset Services Police force: Avon and Somerset Police Ambulance service: South Western Post office and telephone Post... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... For other uses, see Dorset (disambiguation). ... The University of Southampton is a British university situated in the city of Southampton, on the south coast of Great Britain. ...


Leyshon is best known for her radio plays set in Somerset: Somerset is a county in the south-west of England. ...

Leyshon and co-writer Stephen McAnena were joint winners of the Richard Imison Memorial Award 2003 for the best dramatic work broadcast by a writer new to radio, for the play Milk. She also wrote the drama documentary The Home Field (2003) (BBC Radio 3). For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... BBC Radio 4 is a British domestic radio station which broadcasts a wide variety of chiefly spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history. ... Glass Eels is a play written by Nell Leyshon, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2003. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... BBC Radio 4 is a British domestic radio station which broadcasts a wide variety of chiefly spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... BBC Radio 4 is a British domestic radio station which broadcasts a wide variety of chiefly spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... BBC Radio 3 is a domestic UK BBC radio station, which devotes most of its schedule to classical music. ...


The Farm is a stage play, published by Oberon, performed at Southwark Playhouse, London (2002). For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


Black Dirt is Leyshon's first novel, published by Picador in 2004, also set in Somerset. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Eels are made of cheese.


Her writing can also be found in the anthology New Writing 10 ISBN 0-330-48268-8


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Nell Leyshon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (173 words)
Nell Leyshon is a British dramatist and novelist.
She was born in Glastonbury, England, and lives in the county of Dorset.
Leyshon is best known for her radio plays set in Somerset:
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