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Helen Edmundson

Writer

Agent

Julia Kreitman

Helen has been awarded the prestigious Windham Campbell Prize for drama 2015
http://windhamcampbell.org/

 

Screen Credits

AN INSPECTOR CALLS

BBC/Drama Republic
Directed by Aisling Walsh
Adapted from the play by J.B. Priestley

THE SUSPICIONS OF MR WHICHER III
Hattrick / ITV
2 x 120 mins episode
Based on the book by Kate Summerscale

MARY MAGDALENE
Original Feature. In production
See-Saw Films / Film 4/ Focus
Shared Credit


Screen In Development

4 PART SERIAL
Adaptation
On The Corner/ Sky

UNTITLED
Adaptation Feature
Potboiler Films/ Film 4

 


Theatre 

NEW PLAY COMMISSION
National Theatre

QUEEN ANNE
New Play Comission for November 2015
Royal Shakespeare Company

THERESE RAQUIN
October 2015, starring Kiera Knightley
Roundabout Theatre, New York
Adapted from Zola

THE HERESY OF LOVE
Royal Shakespeare Company / Swann Theatre, Stratford
New Production at Globe Theatre, Summer 2015

MEPHISTO

Altonaer Theatre, Hamburg
MJE Productions
Adapted from Klaus Mann

SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS 
Bristol Old Vic, West End & Touring
Adapted from Athur Ransom
Nominated Ned Sherrin ES Award for Best Musical

MARY SHELLEY  
Shared Experience
UK Tour 2012

LIFE IS A DREAM 2009
Donmar Warehouse
A new version of the Calderon play

WAR AND PEACE
Adapted from Tolstoy
Shared Experience Tour 2008
National Theatre 1996
Touring internationally 1998

CORAM BOY
Original Play
Adapted from Jamila Gavin
Imperial Theatre, Broadway, NY 2005
The Olivier, National Theatre
Time Out Theatre Award

ORESTES 2006
Based on Euripedes
Shared Experience
London and national tour

GONE TO EARTH 2004
Adapted from Mary Webb
Shared Experience
London and national tour

MOTHER TERESA IS DEAD 2006
Royal Court Theatre and many other national/international productions
Original Play

THE CLEARING

Tricycle Theatre/Shared Experience 2002
Bush Theatre 1993
John Whiting Award
Time Out Theatre Award
Many other national & international productions including New York.

MILL ON THE FLOSS
Adapted from Eliot
Shared Experience Theatre 1995
Lyric Hammersmith. National and international tour
Tricycle Theatre & National Tour 1994
Time Out Theatre Award
Many other national and international productions

ANNA KARENINA  
Adapted from Tolstoy
Shared Experience Theatre  1998
Lyric Hammersmith, national and international tours inc BAM New York
Tricycle Theatre& national tour 1993
Tricycle Theatre& national tour 1992
Time Out Theatre AwardTime Out Theatre Award
Many other national & international production

Previous Film and Television

THE CLEARING (West Eleven)
Feature film script from her own stage play

THE SPIRE (Roger Spottiswoode/Palace Pictures)
Feature film rewrite from the novel by William Golding

ESTELLA    
Short film
Granada / C4

CITY SHORTS      
Short film
BBC Television

 

OTHER

Helen has undertaken a number of adaptations for radio, most recently THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE for BBC Radio 4 and Arnold Bennett’s ANNA OF THE FIVE TOWNS.

Her plays are published by Nick Hern.

 

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