D.W. Haggard was born in Hackney, London E9. He is a former New Zealand chocolate factory worker, market trader and Headteacher. Through the early eighties he played in new wave bands whilst having a day job as a mobile librarian. He is now a leader in Special Education and writes learning programmes and materials for primary and secondary age special school children, in north and east London. D.W. Haggard has written a range of musical dramas for Augenhaus and works with various theatres in London to produce original musicals for schools. He lives in east London with his family.