Amy Rosenthal

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Amy Rosenthal is a British playwright from Muswell Hill, London. She is the daughter of Jack Rosenthal and Maureen Lipman.[1] Rosenthal is Jewish.


Rosenthal studied playwriting at the University of Birmingham.[1] Her plays include:[2]

  • Sitting Pretty (1998)
  • Henna Night (1999) (winner of the Sunday Times Drama Award 1999)[3]
  • Jerusalem Syndrome (2000)
  • Little Words (radio play)
  • Jack Rosenthal's Last Act (4-part series adapted from book for BBC Radio 4)
  • Thank God It's Friday (co-written with Cosh Omar 2007)
  • On The Rocks (2008) (about D. H. Lawrence and his circle, shortlisted for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize 2009)
  • The Jitterbug Blitz (2009)
  • The Workroom (adapted from L'Atelier by Jean-Claude Grumberg)