Lucinda Coxon

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Lucinda Coxon
Born 1962
Occupation Playwright and screenwriter
Nationality English
Children 1

Lucinda Coxon is an English playwright and screenwriter.

Works[edit]

Plays[edit]

Coxon's plays include Improbabilities[1][2] at Soho Poly; Waiting at the Water's Edge[3] and Wishbones[4] at the Bush Theatre, London; Three Graces at Lakeside Theatre, Colchester and the Haymarket Theatre, Leicester; Nostalgia[5][6][7] at South Coast Repertory, California; The Ice Palace[8] from the novel by Tarjei Vesaas – for the National Theatre Connections scheme. Vesuvius[9][10] at South Coast Repertory, California; The Shoemaker's Incredible Wife[11] from Federico García Lorca – also for the National Theatre Connections scheme. Her play – Happy Now? – premiered at the Cottesloe Theatre, National Theatre, London[12] in 2008. It has since been produced for Yale Repertory Theater’s 2008–2009 Season, and Primary Stages Theater's 25th Anniversary Season in 2009–2010. "The Eternal Not" was winner of the Best Script and Best Comedy Awards at the Screentest Festival 2013.[13] A new play, "Herding Cats" was first seen at the Ustinov Studio, Bath in December 2010 and revived at the Hampstead Theatre, London in December 2011. Olivia Hallinan starred as Justine in both productions.

Screenplays[edit]

Screenplays include The Heart of Me,[14] Lily and the Secret Planting, Spaghetti Slow, and The Danish Girl (adapted from David Ebershoff's novel). Current film projects include Mrs Gonzalez and Wild Target.

Coxon adapted Michel Faber's novel The Crimson Petal and the White as a miniseries on BBC, which aired in April 2011.

Personal life[edit]

Coxon lives in north-west London with her husband and daughter.[15][16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "soho poly 1972–90". London: Soho Theatre. Archived from the original on 2010-05-09. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Lucinda Coxon – complete guide to the Playwright and Plays". Doollee.com. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Review of Waiting At The Water's Edge". Cix.co.uk. 8 January 1993. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "writers list". Bush Theatre. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  5. ^ "Nostalgia, a CurtainUp review". Curtainup.com. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  6. ^ Gardner, Lyn (6 March 2008). "Nostalgia". London: arts.guardian.co.uk. Archived from the original on 2008-05-12. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  7. ^ Oxman, Steven (6 November 2001). "Theater Review: Nostalgia – Theater and Musical Production Reviews". Variety. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "Going Out in Bristol – Old Vic – new season". BBC. 22 January 2003. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "South Coast Repertory presents 'Vesuvius'". Archived from the original on 2009-01-07. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  10. ^ Hirschhorn, Joel (2 May 2005). "Theater Review: Vesuvius – Theater and Musical Production Reviews". Variety. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  11. ^ "Productions : The Shoemaker's Incredible Wife". National Theatre. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  12. ^ "Happy Now?". National Theatre. Archived from the original on 2008-12-12. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  13. ^ "Winners and Nominees". Screentest. Archived from the original on 2013-07-03. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  14. ^ "The Heart of Me – Production Credits – New York Times". Movies.nytimes.com. 1 November 2010. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  15. ^ Armstrong, Rebecca. "How We Met: Lucinda Coxon & Olivia Williams". Independent. 
  16. ^ Bowerman, Jeanne. "WRITERS ON WRITING: Lucinda Coxon on Theatre, Breaking In and 'The Danish Girl'".