Nancy Durrant is Arts Commissioning Editor at The Times and spends a lot of time in theatres, art galleries and train carriages. She has served on the panels for numerous prizes and commissions, including the first Dulwich Picture Gallery Pavilion commission, the Perrier-Jouët Arts Salon Prize for contemporary craft, the Threadneedle Prize for figurative art and most recently the first Platform Presents Playwright’s Prize, to be awarded in 2019.