Reggie Oliver is a stage actor and playwright. His biography of Stella Gibbons was praised as "a triumph" by Hilary Spurling in the Daily Telegraph, his play Winner Takes All, was described as "the funniest evening in London", by Michael Billington in The Guardian, and his adaptation of Hennequin and Delacour's Once Bitten opened at the Orange Tree Theatre in London in December 2010.
MINOS OR RHADAMANTHUS: The sun was sinking behind the cricket pavilion, extending its
long shadows over the grass of what had once been called 'The Great Field'. Caverner remembered how when he had first arrived as a homesick boy of seven in the summer of the year 1901 it had indeed seemed like a Great Field.