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by Patrick Marber
9 April – 12 May 2018
 
 

Patrick Marber


Patrick Marber’s plays for the National Theatre include Dealer’s Choice, Closer, Howard Katz, The Musicians, The School Film (both for NT Connections), The Red Lion, a version of The Beaux Stratagem and Three Days in the Country. At the Donmar Warehouse: After Miss Julie and Don Juan in Soho (and Wyndhams).

His work for TV includes co-writing Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, Paul & Pauline Calf Video Diaries and The Curator. Film includes Closer (directed by Mike Nichols), Notes on a Scandal (directed by Richard Eyre), Old Street and Love You More. Radio includes writing Hoop Lane, co-writing Knowing Me, Knowing You and Bunk Bed (with Peter Curran).

His directing credits include (as well as his own plays) ‘1953’ at the Almeida; Blue Remembered Hills at the National Theatre; The Old Neighborhood for the Royal Court at the Duke of York’s; The Caretaker at the Comedy; I Remember at the Royal Court; Travesties at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Apollo. Direction for TV includes After Miss Julie and The Curator.

His plays have received Olivier, Evening Standard, Time Out, London and New York Critic’s Circle and Writer’s Guild Awards. His TV work has received awards from BAFTA, The Royal Television Society and British Comedy. His screenplays have been nominated for BAFTA, Golden Globe and Academy Awards. His Notes on a Scandal received the British Independent Film Award.