Martin Wagner is a writer, film-maker and publisher living in London. His first short film Summer was shown at film festivals and on TV worldwide and won him the best director award at the Birmingham Film Festival.His first novel, Rachel's Machine, was published in the UK and Italy. He translated the play Speer, which was performed and directed by Klaus Maria Brandauer at London's Almeida Theatre. His documentary Klaus Maria Brandauer: Speer in London is about the period leading up to the premiere.In 2003 he published the acclaimed The Little Driver, which is used in Spain to educate children about traffic issues, followed by The Little Politician in 2005.His first play The Agent premiered at London's Old Red Lion Theatre in March 2007 and was transferred to the West End's Trafalgar Studios. The play had its German-language premiere in October 2008. His film adaptation of The Agent, starring William Beck, Stephen Kennedy and Maureen Lipman, and directed by Lesley Manning premiered at the Dinard Film Festival and was released in the UK in 2009.His new novel Deutschland was published in 2013.