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Lucinda Coxon

About Lucinda Coxon

Lucinda Coxon’s screenplays include One Life, co-written with Nick Drake and starring Anthony Hopkins and Helena Bonham Carter, The Little Stranger starring Domhnall Gleeson and directed by Lenny Abrahamson, The Danish Girl, directed by Tom Hooper and starring Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander who won an Academy Award, Wild Target starring Emily Blunt and The Heart of Me starring Paul Bettany and Helena Bonham Carter. Her four-part adaptation of Michel Faber’s The Crimson Petal and the White was screened to great critical acclaim on BBC2.

Her stage plays include a new version of Ibsen’s play John Gabriel Borkman at the Bridge Theatre, Alys Always at the Bridge Theatre, Herding Cats at the Theatre Royal Bath and Hampstead Theatre, The Eternal Not for the National Theatre, the award-winning Happy Now for the National Theatre, Yale Rep and Primary Stages New York, Nostalgia and Vesuvius for the South Coast Repertory heater, Improbabilities for Soho Poly, Wishbone and Waiting at the Water’s Edge for the Bush Theatre. Her plays for National Theatre Connections include What Are They Like?, The Shoemaker’s Incredible Wife from Federico García Lorca and The Ice Palace from Tarjei Vesaas.  She has commissions for new work from The Bridge and from Yale Rep.

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In Development

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • SERIES ADAPTATION
    • Pathé / Netflix
    • ORIGINAL TV SERIES
    • New Regency/ Netflix
    • ORIGINAL TV SERIES
    • Sister Pictures

Film

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • ONE LIFE
    • See-Saw Films
    • Co-written with Nick Drake / starring Anthony Hopkins, Helena Bonham Carter, Johnny Flynn
    • THE LITTLE STRANGER
    • Potboiler/Film Four
    • Film Feature Adaptation from Sarah Waters Dir. Lenny Abrahamson Domnhall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson
    • THE DANISH GIRL
    • Working Title Feature Film Adaptation from David Ebershoff
    • Dir. Tom Hooper Starring Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander Venice and Toronto Film Festivals Academy Award for Alicia Vikander
    • CRIMSON PEAK (Rewrite)
    • Legendary Pictures
    • Director Guillermo Del Toro Starring Jessican Chastain
    • THE CRIMSON PETAL AND THE WHITE
    • Origin Pictures/BBC
    • Adapted from Michael Faber Director Marc Munden 4 parts Nominated for a BAFTA (Best Mini-Series)
    • WILD TARGET
    • Magic Light Productions
    • Director Jonathan Lynn Starring Emily Blunt Adapted from Cible Emouvante
    • THE HEART OF ME
    • Martin Pope Productions/BBC/Pandora
    • Adapted from Rosamond Lehmann Director Thaddeus O’Sullivan Paul Bettany/Helena Bonham-Carter
    • LILY AND THE SECRET PLANTING
    • Sarah Radclyffe/Hart Sharp
    • Director Hettie Macdonald

Theatre

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN (New version of Ibsen’s play)
    • Bridge Theatre
    • Dir. Nicholas Hytner starring Simon Russell Beale
    • ALYS ALWAYS
    • Bridge Theatre
    • Dir. Nicholas Hytner, starring Joanna Froggatt Based on the novel Harriet Lane
    • HERDING CATS
    • Hampstead Theatre /Theatre Royal Bath
    • HAPPY NOW?
    • Primary Stages, NY Yale Rep Director Liz Diamond/ National Theatre Director Thea Sharrock
    • Starring Olivia Williams Writer’s Guild Best New Play Award Susan Smith Blackburn Special Commendation Award Nominated for Drama Desk Outstanding Play
    • THE ETERNAL NOT
    • National Theatre & Latitute Festival
    • NOSTALGIA
    • Plymouth Theatre Royal/ Mar South Coast Rep Theatre
    • THE SHOEMAKER’S WIFE (Adapted from Lorca)
    • National Theatre/Connections
    • VESUVIUS
    • South Coast Rep Theatre
    • WISHBONES
    • The Bush Theatre
    • Dir. Simon Usher Workshopped at the NT Studio
    • THREE GRACES
    • Lakeside Theatre
    • Colchester Writer in residence at University of Essex Mercury Theatre
    • THE ICE PALACE (Adapted from T. Vesaas)
    • The National Theatre/Connections
    • WAITING AT THE WATER’S EDGE
    • The Bush Theatre
    • Dir. Polly Teale Productions in Cardiff, New York and San Francisco