Morgan Lloyd Malcolm

Morgan is a playwright and screenwriter.

Morgan was commissioned by The Globe to write Emilia which became a sell out in summer 2018 and is now playing in the West End at the Vaudeville theatre.  It has been optioned as a film and she is in development on this currently. She is also developing a book adaptation for film with Lucky Chap Films and adapting her play The Wasp into a screenplay for Paradise City Films. She is under commission for stage with Headlong and Clean Break.

Morgan’s play Belongings was produced at the Hampstead Theatre and Trafalgar Studios in 2011 to great acclaim and was shortlisted for The Charles Wintour Most Promising Playwright Award. This was followed in 2015 by another hit play at Hampstead Theatre, The Wasp, which also transferred to Trafalgar Studios in 2015.

Other stage work includes commissions for the Old Vic, Clean Break and Firehouse Productions. In 2013 she was chosen as a member of the Soho Six (Soho Theatre). She has co-written several acclaimed immersive site specific plays with Katie Lyons, produced by Look Left Look Right, including You Once Said Yes, Above and Beyond and Once Upon a Christmas. She was part of the writing team for four of the Lyric Hammersmith’s pantomimes from 2009-2012 and wrote (solo) the Bolton Octagon’s Christmas plays for 2013 and 2014.  She has written two large community plays for the Old Vic New Voices; Platform and Epidemic.

A riotous, witty reclaiming of the life of Emilia Bassano, poet, mistress, mother, and exceptional woman –...