David was born in Edinburgh. For the Traverse: Kyoto (Co-produced with Oran Mor), DamascusWhen the BulBul Stopped SingingOutlying IslandsThe SpeculatorDanny 306+Me (4 Ever), The ArchitectEurope. Other theatre includes: Being Norwegian (Painless Plough), Futurology (Suspect Culture/National Theatre of Scotland/ Brighton Festival); Gobbo (National Theatre of Scotland); The American PilotVictoria (Royal Shakespeare Company); Ramallah (Royal Court); San Diego (Edinburgh International Festival/ Tron Theatre); 8000mLament, CasanovaCandide 2000One Way StreetAirportTimelessMainstream (Suspect Culture); PyreneesThe Cosmonaut’s last Message to the Woman He Once Loved in the Former Soviet Union (Tron Theatre); Caledonia Dreaming (7:84 Theatre Company); Yellow MoonDr. Korcak’s Example (TAG Theatre Company). Translations and adaptions include: CreditorsCaligua (Donmar Warehouse) and The Bacchae (Edinburgh International Festival/ National Theatre of Scotland). He has also written a number of radio plays and screenplays.