Tom Morton-Smith

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Tom Morton-Smith, (born 1980) is an English playwright.


Morton-Smith studied Drama at the University of East Anglia before training as an actor at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

In 2006 he was selected to be part of Future Perfect, a writer's group attached to Paines Plough theatre company. In 2007 he joined the company as their playwright-in-residence.[1]

His debut stage play, Salt Meets Wound, premiered at Theatre 503 in May 2007.[2]

His play Oppenheimer, about the physicist J Robert Oppenheimer and the building of the atomic bomb, was performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2015 in the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, until it transferred to London's West End in April 2015.


  1. ^ Paddock, Terri; Rock, Malcom (7 May 2007). "Opening: Fame, Child, Terre, Death, Brook Sizwe". Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Smith, Alistair (16 May 2007). "The Stage / Reviews / Salt Meets Wound". Retrieved 26 April 2012. 

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