The author of the Wimbledon Trilogy, Nigel Williams was born on 20 January, 1948 in Cheadle and writes books about suburbia. A novelist, screenwriter and playwright, he moved to south London in his youth. He still lives in Putney and is married with three sons. Before publishing his first novel My Life Closed Twice in 1977 (also the winner of 1978’s Somerset Maugham award, he worked a a general trainee and worked as an arts producer. He has also worked as a scriptwriter on the second season of Jim Henson’s Storyteller series and the Emmy-nominated Elizabeth I series starring Helen Mirren.