Caption: Lucy Caldwell
Photographer: Dan Price
- First Name(s)
- Alan Brodie Representation (UK)
Her first full-length play, LEAVES (Druid/Royal Court 2007; dir. Garry Hynes) won the George Devine Award, the Susan Smith Blackburn Award and the BBC Stewart Parker Award. LEAVES had a sell-out run at the Theatre National de Bretagne and is due to tour throughout France in 2010-11.
Her second play, GUARDIANS (HighTide, 2009; dir. Natalie Abrahami) will be performed as a rehearsed reading to launch the New York Irish Rep Theatre's season in autumn 2009.
Other short plays include THE RIVER (Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard @ Edinburgh Fringe, 2004; dir. Adele Thomas) which won the PMA Award for Most Promising Playwright, TONER'S BOG (Big Telly, 2007; dir. Zoe Seaton), CARNIVAL, a devised piece using musicians and circus performers for the Belfast Festival (Kabosh, 2008; dir. Paula McFetridge).
Throughout 2007-8 Lucy also worked with Cambridge-based theatre company Metis Arts devising, along with a composer and visual artist, a theatrical ‘event’ inspired by and set in and around the old nuclear war bunkers in the Anglia region.
Her first radio play, GIRL FROM MARS, was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2008 and won the Irish Playwrights' and Screenwriters' Guild Award ("ZeBBie") for Best Radio Play. It is currently shortlisted for the BBC Imison Award.
Her second radio play, AVENUES OF ETERNAL PEACE, was broadcast by BBC R4 in June 2009 and was chosen as 'Pick of the Week'.
- Professional Interests/Special Skills
- Classical music
- 2005 PMA Award for Most Promising Playwright
2006 George Devine Award
2007 Susan Smith Blackburn Award
2008 BBC Stewart Parker Award
2008 ZeBBie for Best Radio Play
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- Last Modified
- 01 Apr 2011