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Mike Bartlett



Nick Quinn

Mike is a multi-award winning playwright and screenwriter. Series two of DOCTOR FOSTER aired on BBC in 2017 as did his adaptation of his stage play KING CHARLES III.

He was Associate Playwright at Paines Plough, Writer-In-Residence at the National Theatre, and Pearson Playwright in Residence at The Royal Court Theatre.

His play KING CHARLES III won Critic’s Circle Award for Best New Play, Olivier Award for Best New Play and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best New 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. DOCTOR FOSTER also earned BAFTA nominations (Radio Times Audience Award, Best Mini Series, Best Leading Actress – Suranne Jones (win). Bartlett won Outstanding Newcomer for British Television Writing at the British Screenwriters’Awards 2016 for DOCTOR FOSTER.


ALBION (Almeida Theatre) 2017

WILD (Hampstead Theatre) 2016

GAME (Almeida Theatre) 2015

KING CHARLES III (Almeida Theatre/Wyndham’s Theatre/Broadway) 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) 2016/2017

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

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