Akis Dimou was born in Greece. He studied at the Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, where he obtained his PhD in Penal Code and Criminology. His first theatre work, produced in 1995, was the monologue ‘…and Juliet’. Since then, twenty of his plays have been performed in the funded and private theatre sector. His plays have been translated into English, French, Spanish and Portuguese and presented in England and Spain, as well as Greece. He lives in Thessaloniki.