Martyna Majok

Martyna Majok is an American playwright whose plays include the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living (Williamstown Theatre Festival, 2016; Manhattan Theatre Club, 2017).

Other plays include Sanctuary City (New York Theatre Workshop), Queens (LCT3/Lincoln Center, La Jolla Playhouse), and Ironbound (Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Round House, WP Theatre/Rattlestick, Geffen Playhouse, and other theatres in America and abroad).

Cost of Living

Lanre Malaolu

Lanre Malaolu is a director, choreographer and writer working across theatre and film. His work includes: Now, I See (Stratford East, 2024); Samskara (Yard Theatre, 2021); and Elephant in the Room (Camden People's Theatre, transferring to the Roundhouse, Camden, 2019);

His hybrid dance-documentary film The Circle had its world premiere at Sheffield Doc/Fest and was acquired by The Guardian in 2020. His film The Conversation was selected for the BAFTA recognized Aesthetica film festival, winning the Best Dance Film award. He was the choreographer for British Council film Dear Mr Shakespeare (Sundance Film Festival 2017).

Now, I See

Emily Mann

Emily Mann is an American playwright and director. Her plays include Execution of Justice, Still Life, and Having Our Say. She has been Artistic Director of McCarter Theatre Center since 1990.

Testimonies: Four Plays
Mrs. Packard
Gloria: A Life

Manjeet Mann

Manjeet Mann is a multi-award-winning children's author, actress, playwright and screenwriter. Her debut YA novel Run, Rebel was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2021 and won the CILIP Carnegie Shadowers Choice Award, The UKLA Award, Diverse Book Award and Sheffield Children's Book Award. It was also a Guardian best book of 2020. She adapted it for the stage in a production toured by Pilot Theatre in 2023.

Manjeet Mann
Run, Rebel

Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel (1952-2022) was an English novelist, regarded as one of the greatest of her time. She was the first woman and the first British author to win the Booker Prize twice, for Wolf Hall and its sequel, Bring Up the Bodies, which also won the 2012 Costa Book of the Year.

The conclusion to her ground-breaking Wolf Hall Trilogy, The Mirror & the Light, was published in 2020 to huge critical acclaim and was longlisted for the Booker Prize.

Mantel was the author of fourteen novels, two books of short fiction, a memoir and a book of essays, Mantel Pieces. She was appointed DBE and a Companion of Literature, and her work has been translated into thirty-six languages.

Wolf Hall (stage version)
Bring Up the Bodies (stage version)
Wolf Hall & Bring Up the Bodies (stage version)
The Mirror and the Light (stage version)

Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan is a writer, poet and educator. Her debut play, Peanut Butter and Blueberries, was premiered at Kiln Theatre, London, in 2024.

Peanut Butter and Blueberries

Lydia Marchant

Lydia Marchant is a writer for stage, screen and audio. Her plays include Mumsy (Hull Truck, 2023).

She has written for TV's Holby City, Casualty and EastEnders.


Donald Margulies

Donald Margulies is the author of Dinner with Friends (Pulitzer Prize), Time Stands Still, Brooklyn Boy and Sight Unseen, among many other plays. His plays have been performed on and Off-Broadway, throughout the US, and around the world. He is an adjunct professor at Yale University.

Sight Unseen and other plays
Collected Stories
Dinner With Friends
Luna Park: short plays and monologues
God of Vengeance
Brooklyn Boy
Time Stands Still
The Country House