Mike spoke about his work as a writer for theatre, film and television.


It was a great opportunity for those interested in writing to come and have their burning questions answered!

About Mike:

Mike Bartlett is a multi-award-winning playwright and screenwriter whose most recent plays include Wild (Hampstead Theatre), Game (Almeida Theatre), King Charles III (Almeida Theatre/West End/Broadway, Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Play, Olivier Award for Best New Play, TONY Nomination for Best Play), An Intervention (Paines Plough/Watford Palace Theatre), Bull (Sheffield Theatres/Off-Broadway, TMA Best New Play Award, Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre), Medea (Glasgow Citizens/ Headlong), Chariots of Fire (based on the film; Hampstead/West End), 13 (National Theatre), Love, Love, Love (Paines Plough/Plymouth Drum/Royal Court Theatre, TMA Best New Play Award), Earthquakes in London (Headlong/ National Theatre), Cock (Royal Court/Off-Broadway, Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre), Artefacts (Nabokov/Bush Theatre), Contractions and My Child (Royal Court).

Mike Bartlett has also written several plays for radio, winning the Writers’ Guild Tinniswood and Imison prizes for Not Talking. He has received BAFTA nominations for his television series The Town and Dr Foster which in addition won Best New Drama at the National Television Awards, the TV Choice Awards and the South Bank Awards and for which Bartlett won Outstanding Newcomer for British Television Writing at the British Screenwriters Awards 2016. Bartlett has written an episode of Doctor Who for the current series and his adaptation of his play King Charles III will air on BBC2 on 10th May.