Alecky Blythe Masterclass
Tuesday 30th September 2014
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Theatre Royal Haymarket
Alecky is a playwright and actor. In 2003, Alecky set up Recorded Delivery (Verbatim Theatre Company). The term 'recorded delivery' has now become synonymous with the verbatim technique she employs.
Her first play Come Out Eli at the Arcola won the Time Out Award for the Best Production on the Fringe and transferred to the BAC for the Critic’s Choice Season. She went on to write Strawberry Fields for Pentabus and Cruising for the Bush. In 2007 she was selected as one of Screen International's Stars of Tomorrow following A Man in a Box for Channel 4.
London Road, which she co-authored with composer Adam Cork, won Best Musical at the Critics' Circle Awards and was revived in 2012 at the National Theatre in the Olivier after its sellout in the Cottesloe in 2011.
Other work for Theatre includes: Friday Night Sex (Royal Court), Where Have I Been All My Life? (New Vic Theatre), Decade (Headlong/National Theatre), Do We Look Like Refugees?! (Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh)* Fringe First Award, Edinburgh Festival 2010, The Girlfriend Experience (Royal Court Theatre/Drum Theatre Plymouth), I Only Came Here For Six Months (KVS and Halles de Schaerbeeck Brussels), All the Right People Come Here (New Wimbledon Theatre).
Her latest show Little Revolution runs at the Almeida in autumn 2014.
TV and Film includes: written and co-directed The Riots; In their Words, a drama documentary for BBC2 and has most recently adapted London Road into a feature film with Cuba Pictures, BBC Films and BFI.