the-agency-logo (1) 7 (1)

Marcy Kahan

About Marcy Kahan

Marcy Kahan trained in theatre in Paris with the LeCoq School teachers, Philippe Gaulier and Monika Pagneux. Her screenplay, ANTONIA & JANE, starring Imelda Staunton and Saskia Reeves, won the Gold Plaque Award at the 1991 Chicago Film Festival and was the first BBC film to be given theatrical release by Miramax. Her stage work includes TWENTY CIGARETTES (Soho Theatre) WHEN HARRY MET SALLY (West End) and the Perrier-award-winning INTIMATE MEMOIRS OF AN IRISH TAXIDERMIST (Edinburgh Festival and Donmar Theatre). Marcy’s plays for BBC radio include FROM FACT TO FICTION: THE HEEBIE JEEBIES; LUNCH: A PLATONIC ROMANTIC COMEDY Series One, Two and Three (Series Two won the 2015 BBC Audio Drama Award for Best Scripted Comedy); MR BRIDGER’S ORPHAN; THE PORLOCK POISONER; INCREDIBLY GUILTY; LIFE COMPLICATED; STATUS PENDING; FROM FACT TO FICTION: ARTIE & ZOE; BIG IN SAMOA; NOSTROVIA FITZROVIA; EVERYBODY COMES TO SCHICKLGRUBER’S (Silver Sony/Society of Authors’ Award); DROP DEAD GORGEOUS (Bronze Medal, New York Radio Festival); OBJECT OF INSANE DESIRE; and a quintet of biographical comedies about Noel Coward, starring Malcolm Sinclair and Eleanor Bron. Marcy’s radio dramatisations include Timur Vermes’ LOOK WHO’S BACK,  Jonathan Franzen’s THE CORRECTIONS; P.G. Wodehouse’s PSMITH IN THE CITY; Tolstoy’s WAR & PEACE; ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN; and THE WIZARD OF OZ.