In-Sook is a Korean-born, London-based playwright and filmmaker. She studied dance in New York at Alvin Ailey before moving into acting. Her first play won the Verity Bargate Award.
MOUNTAINS – 2018
Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre. Directed by Jennifer Tang.
THE FREE9 – 2018
COME TO WHERE I’M FROM – 2016
In-Sook’s play P’YONGYANG was shortlisted for the Bruntwood Prize and enjoyed a sell-out run and critical acclaim at the Finborough Theatre, Winter 2016.
★★★★ The Times ‘A striking new play… part Orwellian nightmare, part neon-lit fantasy.’
★★★★ The Guardian ‘A North Korean dream of love and freedom.’
★★★★ The Evening Standard ‘Stinging insight into a warped reality.’
ABSENCE – 2016
The Clare, Young Vic Theatre. A short play.
Commissioned by Soho Theatre.
TALES OF THE HARROW ROAD – 2010
Soho Theatre. Directed by Suzanne Gorman.
THIS ISN’T ROMANCE – 2009
Soho Theatre. Directed By Lisa Goldman.
Winner of the Verity Bargate Award.
DISLOCATED INTIMACY – 2007
Trafalgar Studios. A short play for Paines Plough.
DUNWICH – in development
Short film as writer/director.
Feature film as writer/director adapted from her award- winning stage play THIS ISN’T ROMANCE.
Development funded to final draft by Film4
Feature film as writer/director in development with Tilt Films.
FULL – 2011
A short film (dur.11 minutes).
Commissioned by Cineast: BBC Writers Room/ B3 Media. Festival screenings include Encounters and the London Short Film Festival.
THIS ISN’T ROMANCE – 2011
BBC Radio 3, the Wire.
HONG KONG BY NIGHT – 2009
BBC Radio 4.