Alexandra Wood

Alexandra Wood is a UK playwright whose plays include: The Tyler Sisters (Hampstead Theatre, 2019); The Human Ear (Paines Plough, 2015); Ages (Old Vic New Voices); an English version of Manfred Karge's Man to Man (Wales Millennium Centre); Merit (Theatre Royal Plymouth, 2015); The Initiate (Paines Plough, 2014; winner of Scotsman Fringe First); an adaptation of Jung Chang's Wild Swans (ART/Young Vic); The Empty Quarter (Hampstead Theatre, 2013); The Centre (Islington Community Theatre); Decade (co-writer, Headlong); Unbroken (Gate Theatre, London, 2009); The Lion's Mouth (Royal Court Rough Cuts); The Eleventh Capital (Royal Court Theatre, London, 2007) and the radio play Twelve Years (BBC Radio 4).

She is a winner of the George Devine Award (for The Eleventh Capital) and was the Big Room Playwright-in-residence at Paines Plough in 2013.

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Unbroken

A radical, modern-day re-interpretation of Arthur Schnitzler’s taboo-breaking 1897 play La Ronde, with its 'daisy chain' of sexual encounters.

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The Eleventh Capital

An arresting 60-minute debut play about dislocation, manipulation and power, winner of the George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright.

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The Empty Quarter

A play confronting the challenges we face in a foreign land, asking where, or to whom, we belong.

 

The Initiate

A thrilling tale of altruism, greed, and the search for a way to belong.

The Human Ear

An intriguing play about loss, renewal and knowing who to trust.

The Tyler Sisters

A funny, heartening exploration of time, and the unassuming moments that make up our lives.

Merit

A thrilling two-hander that looks at the complexities of a mother-daughter relationship, the growing argument between rich and poor, and a young woman stuck in between.

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