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Lucy Kirkwood


Writers: Film & Television, Writers: Playwrights

Lucy Kirkwood is an acclaimed playwright and screenwriter. In 2009,Lucy’s play IT FELT EMPTY WHEN THE HEART WENT AT FIRST BUT IT IS ALRIGHT NOWwas produced by Clean Break Theatre Co. at the Arcola Theatre. The play wasnominated for an Evening Standard Award for Best Newcomer and made Lucy jointwinner of the John Whiting Award 2010. NSFW premiered at the Royal CourtTheatre, starring Janie Dee and Julian Barrett, in 2012. CHIMERICA, premieredat the Almeida Theatre in 2013 and subsequently transferred to the West End,earning the Best New Play at the 2014 Olivier and Evening Standard Awards, aswell as the Critics Circle Award and the Susan Smith Blackburn Award. Recentwork includes MOSQUITOES, presented by special arrangement with ManhattanTheatre Club, which opened at the National Theatre in summer 2017, and THECHILDREN, which premiered at the Royal Court, London, in 2016, and opened onBroadway in December 2017. Lucy also writes for screen: she has written forSKINS (Company Pictures), created and wrote THE SMOKE (Kudos / Sky 1), wroteand directed the short film THE BRINY, and is developing projects with Raw TV,Cowboy Films, Clio Barnard and Lenny Abrahamson. Her new 6 part season ADULTMATERIAL with Tiger Aspect Productions and mini-series of her play CHIMERICAfor Playground Productions have both recently been greenlit.