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Laura Wade

Screenwriter & Playwright

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Laura’s Screenwriting feature debut is the critically acclaimed The Riot Club adapted from her own stage play Posh.

As a playwright, Laura’s works include Posh AliceKreutzer vs. KreutzerOther HandsColder Than HereBreathing CorpsesCatchYoung Emma, and 16 Winters.

Laura’s radio credits include: Good Times RollOtherkinHum and Coughs and Sneezes, all for BBC radio.  Awards include the Critics’ Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright, the Pearson Best Play Award and the George Devine Award.

Laura’s plays have also been performed in the USA, Australia, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Germany and the Netherlands, and are published by Oberon Books in the UK and Dramatists Play Service in the USA.

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