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Lucy Kirkwood


Writers: Film & Television, Writers: Playwrights

In 2009, Lucy’s play IT FELT EMPTY WHEN THE HEART WENT AT FIRST BUT IT IS ALRIGHT NOW was produced by Clean Break Theatre Co. at the Arcola Theatre. The play was nominated for an Evening Standard Award for Best Newcomer and made Lucy joint winner of the John Whiting Award 2010. NSFW premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, starring Janie Dee and Julian Barrett, in 2012. CHIMERICA, premiered at 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, as well as the Critics Circle Award and the Susan Smith Blackburn Award. Most recently, in late 2016 her play THE CHILDREN premiered at the Royal Court, London, while MOSQUITOES, presented by special arrangement with Manhattan Theatre Club, opens at the National Theatre in summer 2017.

Lucy also writes for television: she has written for SKINS (Company Pictures), created and wrote THE SMOKE (Kudos / Sky 1), and is currently writing a mini-series of her play CHIMERICA for Playground Productions. She also wrote and directed the short film THE BRINY and is developing projects with Clio Barnard and Lenny Abrahamson.