David was born in Edinburgh. For the Traverse: Kyoto (Co-produced with Oran Mor), Damascus, When the BulBul Stopped Singing, Outlying Islands, The Speculator, Danny 306+Me (4 Ever), The Architect, Europe. Other theatre includes: Being Norwegian (Painless Plough), Futurology (Suspect Culture/National Theatre of Scotland/ Brighton Festival); Gobbo (National Theatre of Scotland); The American Pilot, Victoria (Royal Shakespeare Company); Ramallah (Royal Court); San Diego (Edinburgh International Festival/ Tron Theatre); 8000m, Lament, Casanova, Candide 2000, One Way Street, Airport, Timeless, Mainstream (Suspect Culture); Pyrenees, The Cosmonaut’s last Message to the Woman He Once Loved in the Former Soviet Union (Tron Theatre); Caledonia Dreaming (7:84 Theatre Company); Yellow Moon, Dr. Korcak’s Example (TAG Theatre Company). Translations and adaptions include: Creditors, Caligua (Donmar Warehouse) and The Bacchae (Edinburgh International Festival/ National Theatre of Scotland). He has also written a number of radio plays and screenplays.