|Born||27 June 1958|
Farnworth, Lancashire, England
Jim Cartwright (born 27 June 1958) is an English dramatist, born in Farnworth, Lancashire. Cartwright's first play, Road, won a number of awards before being adapted for TV and broadcast by the BBC. His work has been translated into more than 40 languages.
Plays by Jim Cartwright
- 1986 Road - Royal Court Theatre, London. Winner of: George Devine Award; Plays and Players Award; Drama Magazine Award; Samuel Beckett Award. directed by Simon Curtis.
- 1988 Bed - National Theatre. directed by Julia Bardsley
- 1989 Two - Octagon. Young Vic Theatre. Winner of: Manchester Evening News Theatre Award for Best New Play. directed by Andy Hay
- 1990 Baths - Octagon. directed by Andy Hay
- 1991 Eight Miles High - Octagon * 1994 & 1995 Bristol Theatre Royal Nominated for Theatre Management Association Best Musical Award. directed by Andy Hay
- 1992 The Rise and Fall of Little Voice - Winner of: Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy of the Year; Laurence Olivier Award for Best Comedy directed by Sam Mendes.
- 1996 I Licked A Slag's Deodorant - The Ambassadors Theatre, West end. directed by Jim Cartwright
- 1999 Prize Night - Royal Exchange Theatre. directed by Greg Hersov.
- 2000 Hard Fruit - Royal Court Theatre, London. directed by James Macdonald
- 2012 A Christmas Fair - Milton Rooms directed by Nick Bagnal
- 2013 Mobile Phone show - National Theatre directed by Nicky Lander
- 2015 The Ancient Secret of Youth and the Five Tibetans - Octagon Theatre Bolton. directed by David Thacker
- 2015 RAZ - Edinburgh Festival (Winner of Fringe First Award 2015), 2016 Trafalgar Studios, London & Nationwide tour. Directed by Anthony Banks.
- 2016 Two 2 - Octagon Theatre Bolton. Directed by David Thacker.
- 2017 Stand Up Stand down - Theatre Royal Wakefield, Nationwide tour. Directed by Jim Cartwright.
- Road (1987) Winner of Golden Nymph Award. directed by Alan Clarke.
- Little Voice (1998) Nominated for 19 awards
- Bed (1995) BBC
- Vroom (1988) Chosen as Centre Piece at the London Film Festival directed by Beeban Kidron.
- Strumpet (2001) BBC directed by Danny Boyle.
- Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise (2001) BBC directed by Danny Boyle
- Johnny Shakespeare (2008) BBC 1. Winner of two Royal television Society awards. directed by Jim Cartwright
- King of The Teds (2012) Sky TV. directed by Jim Cartwright
- Baths (1987) BBC radio 4. Directed by Penny Black
- Sung (2015) BBC radio 4. Directed by Gary Brown
Supermarket Supermodel (2008) Random House