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Timberlake Wertenbaker

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Agent

Julia Kreitman

Timberlake Wertenbaker is working on new commissions for the Royal Shakespeare Company and Bolton Octagon.

Timberlake’s JEFFERSON’S GARDEN won the 2016 WGGB Award for Best Play.

MY FATHER, ODYSSEUS will open at the Unicorn Theatre in March 2016, directed by Purni Morell.

OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD was produced at the National Theatre in 2015, directed by Nadia Fall.

THEATRE:

MAGNA CARTA PLAYS: WE SELL RIGHT    2015
Salisbury Playhouse
Dir: Gareth Machin

WALKING THE TIGHTROPE: SHAMPOO    2015
Offstage & Underbelly Productions, in Association with Theatre Uncut
Dir: Cressida Brown

JEFFERSON’S GARDEN    2015
Watford Palace Theare, world premiere
Dir: Brigid Larmour
Winner 2016 WGGB Award for Best Play

THE ANT AND THE CICADA (RSC)  2014
Midsummer Madness
Dir: Erica Whyman

OUR AJAX (Southwark Playhouse / Natural Perspective)  2013
Dir: David Mercatali
Original play, inspired by the Sophocles play

OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD (Out Of Joint)
Dir: Max Stafford-Clark
UK Tour & St James Theatre, London – 2013
US Tour – 2014

ANTIGONE (The Southwark Playhouse) 2011
Dir: Tom Littler

THE LINE (The Arcola Theatre) 2009
Dir: Matthew Lloyd

JENUFA (The Arcola Theatre) 2007
Dir: Irena Brown

GALILEO’S DAUGHTER (Theatre Royal, Bath) 2004
Dir: Sir Peter Hall

CREDIBLE WITNESS (Royal Court Theatre) 2001
Dir: Sacha Wares

ASH GIRL (Birmingham Rep) 2000
Dir: Lucy Bailey
(Adaptation of Cinderella)

AFTER DARWIN (Hampstead Theatre) 1998
Dir: Lindsay Posner

THE BREAK OF THE DAY (Royal Court/Out of Joint tour) 1995
Dir: Max Stafford-Clark

OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD (Broadway) 1990
Dir: Mark Lamos
Winner: New York Drama Critics Award for best foriegn play

THREE BIRDS ALIGHTING ON A FIELD (Royal CourtTheatre) 1991
Dir: Max Stafford-Clarke
Winner: Writers Guild Award
Winner: Susan Smith Blackburn prize

THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALE (RSC) 1988
Dir: Garry Hines

OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD (Royal Court Theatre) 1985
Dir: Max Stafford-Clarke
Winner: Olivier Award Play of the Year

THE GRACE OF MARY TRAVERSE (Royal Court Theatre) 1985
Dir: Danny Boyle

ABEL’S SISTER (Royal Court Upstairs) 1984
Dir: Les Waters

HOME LEAVE (Wolsey Theatre, Ipswitch) 1982

INSIDE OUT (RAT Theatre, Stoke On Trent) 1982

NEW ANATOMIES (The Woman’s Theatre Group, ICA) 1981

TRANSLATIONS:

ELEKTRA (ACT, San Francisco)
After Sophocles
Dir: Carey Perloff
Starring Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis

BRITANNICUS (Wilton’s Music Hall)
After Jean Racine
Dir: Irina Brown

PHEDRE (Shakespeare Festival, Stratford Ontario)
After Jean Racine
Dir: Carey Perloff

WILD ORCHIDS  (Chichester Festival Theatre)
After Anoulih
Dir: Ed Kemp

FILUMENA (Piccadilly Theatre, West End) 1998/99
After De Filippo
Dir: Peter Hall

HECUBA (ACT Productions San Francisco)
After Euripides
Dir: Carey Perloff

THE THEBANS (RSC)
After Sophocles
Dir: Adrian Noble

MEPHISTO  (RSC)
After Ariane Mnouchkine
Dir: Adrian Noble

FALSE ADMISSIONS      (Lyric, Hammersmith) 1983
& SUCCESSSFUL STRATEGIES
After Marivaux
Dir: Mike Alfreds

TV/FILM:

THE HIVE
Original serial development
BBC

THE CHILDREN
Adapted from Edith Wharton’s novel
Starring Kim Novak & Ben Kingsley

DO NOT DISTURB
Original Screenplay
BBC Screen 2
Starring Frances Barber

OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD
Screenplay

RADIO:

WAR & PEACE (BBC Radio)
Adapted from the book by Leo Tolstoy

THE MEMORY OF GOLD (Unique Production for BBC Radio 3)
A drama inspired by the Wagner opera.

POSSESSION (BBC Woman’s Hour) Dramatised of the A. S Byatt novel

SCENES OF SEDUCTION
Dir: Ned Chaillet

NEW ANATOMIES

WHAT IS THE CUSTOM OF YOUR GRIEF (Fact To Fiction)

LA DISPUTE (Marivaux Translation)

PELLEAS AND MELISANDE (Maeterlinck Translation)

MADAME PARADIS

FIVE O’CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON (part of the Better Than Sex Series)

DIANEIRA

LIBRETTI

THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALE (Perth Festival) 2007
Staged at The Sydney Opera House 2011

 

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