National Theatre Connections: What are they Like?
BY LUCINDA COXON
04 May 2016
Performed by Chadsworth Stage School
Adolescence is a rough ride. You've got existential angst, mood swings, fashion fiascos, terrifying physical changes, never enough money... And that's just the parents. How well do you know yours?
Lucinda Coxon's plays include Herding Cats for Theatre Royal Bath and Hampstead (Theatre Award UK nomination 2011); The Eternal Not and Happy Now? (Writer's Guild of Great Britain Best Play Award 2008, Drama Desk and Lortel Award nomination, NY 2010) at the National; Nostalgia and Vesuvius for South Coast Repertory; Improbabilities at Soho Poly; Wishbones and Waiting at the Water’s Edge at the Bush; and Three Graces at Lakeside Theatre/Colchester Mercury). Her adaptations include The Shoemaker’s Incredible Wife from Federico García Lorca and The Ice Palace from the novel by Tarjei Vesaas, both for National Theatre Connections. Screenplays include Wild Target, The Heart of Me and The Danish Girl, now in production, being directed by Tom Hooper and starring Eddie Redmayne. Her four-part version of Michel Faber's The Crimson Petal and the White was screened on BBC2. She is currently adapting Sarah Waters' The Little Stranger and Ian McEwan’s Sweet Tooth for film and developing a series for BBC television.
Photography by Sorted. Design by National Theatre Graphic Design Studio.