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Mike Bartlett



Nick Quinn

Mike is 34, and currently Associate Playwright at Paines Plough. In 2011 he was Writer-In-Residence at the National Theatre, and in 2007 he was Pearson Playwright in Residence at The Royal Court Theatre.

His play LOVE,LOVE,LOVE won Best New Play in the 2011 Theatre Awards UK, COCK won an Olivier Award in 2010 for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, he won the Writer’s Guild Tinniswood and Imison prizes for NOT TALKING, and the Old Vic New Voices Award for ARTEFACTS.

His television series The Town was nominated for a BAFTA for Breakthrough Talent.

KING CHARLES III (Almeida Theatre/Wyndham’s Theatre) 2014

AN INTERVENTION (Paines Plough/Watford Palace Theatre) 2014

BULL (Sheffield Theatres and Off-Broadway) 2013

MEDEA – A new version (Headlong/Glasgow Citizens/ Watford/Warwick) 2012

CHARIOTS OF FIRE (Hampstead Theatre/Gielgud Theatre) 2012

LOVE LOVE LOVE (Paines Plough/Theatre Royal Plymouth/Royal Court) 2012

13 (National Theatre) 2011

DECADE (Co-writer – Headlong) 2011

EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON (Headlong/National Theatre) UK tour 2011

LOVE LOVE LOVE (Paines Plough/Theatre Royal Plymouth) UK tour 2010 – 2011

EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON (Headlong/National Theatre) 2010

COCK (Royal Court and Off-Broadway) 2009,

CONTRACTIONS (Royal Court) 2008

ARTEFACTS (Nabokov/Bush Theatre; 59E59 Theatre, New York) 2008

MY CHILD (Royal Court) 2006


THE CORE (BBC Radio 4) 2011

HEART (BBC Radio 4) 2011

LIAM (BBC Radio 4) 2009

THE STEPS (BBC Radio 4) 2009

LOVE CONTRACT (BBC Radio 4) 2007

NOT TALKING (BBC Radio 3) 2007

THE FAMILY MAN (BBC Radio 4) 2006




DOCTOR FOSTER (Drama Republic/BBC)
Five part drama in development for BBC1

THE TOWN (Big Talk Productions) 2012.

Theatre (directing)

MEDEA (Headlong Theatre / Glasgow Citizens/ Watford Palace Theatre/Warwick Arts Centre) 2012

HONEST by DC Moore (Royal & Derngate Theatre) 2010

He is currently developing television projects with the BBC, ITV, Big Talk, and Drama Republic, and under commission from Headlong Theatre, Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, Hampstead Theatre, and The Royal Court Theatre.

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