Lynda Radley

Lynda Radley is an award-winning playwright and dramaturg. She lives in Scotland and has been working in professional theatre for over a decade. Her plays include Futureproof (Traverse Theatre, 2011).


Nina Raine

Nina Raine is a director and playwright. Her plays include: Bach & Sons (Bridge Theatre, London, 2021); Stories (National Theatre, 2018); Consent (National Theatre, 2017; West End, 2018); Tiger Country (Hampstead Theatre, London, 2011); Tribes (Royal Court, London, 2010, and Barrow Street Theatre, New York; winner of the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award and Drama Desk Award); and Rabbit (Old Red Lion and West End, 2006; winner of the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright).

Nina Raine
The Drunks
Tiger Country
Bach & Sons

Franca Rame

Franca Rame (1929–2013) was an Italian theatre actress, playwright and political activist. She was married to Nobel laureate playwright Dario Fo.

Accidental Death of an Anarchist
Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Lou Ramsden

Lou Ramsden’s plays have received productions and staged readings at Soho Theatre, the Young Vic, Birmingham Rep, Edinburgh Fringe, and Latitude festival. In 2012 she was on attachment to the Royal Court, and became part of their invitation-only Supergroup. In 2011 her play Hundreds and Thousands was produced at Soho theatre, and her play Breed was shortlisted for both the Meyer Whitworth and Critics’ Circle Awards. In 2010 she completed an attachment at the National Theatre, and was a member of the first ‘503Five’ group at Theatre503. She has also written for BBC Radio drama including an original commission for the Afternoon Drama slot titled Conlang of Love.

Hundreds and Thousands

Adam Rapp

Adam Rapp is a novelist, filmmaker, and an OBIE Award–winning playwright and director. His plays include the Pulitzer Prize finalist Red Light Winter, Nocturne, Stone Cold Dead Serious, Finer Noble Gases, Essential Self-Defense, and more. He is the author of many young adult novels such as Punkzilla, The Buffalo Tree, and Under the Dog, and the writer and director of the film Winter Passing, starring Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell and Ed Harris.

The Hallway Trilogy
The Sound Inside