American-born broadcaster, playwright, critic and columnist, Greer arrived in London in 1986 and became a British citizen in 1997. She rapidly established herself as a prominent figure in British culture, writing plays for BBC Radio and teaching Shakespeare in Lambeth and Brent schools. She has been an Arts Council supported playwright-in-residence for both Soho Theatre and the Black Theatre Co-operative and served on the boards of the Royal Opera House and London Film School. Greer appears regularly as a critic on Newsnight’s Late Review and writes a column in The Mail on Sunday.