Bryony Lavery’s plays include: A Wedding Story, Last Easter, Her Aching Heart (Pink Paper Play of The Year 1992), Smoke, Dirt and More Light.
Her play, Frozen, commissioned by Birmingham Repertory Theatre, won the TMA Best Play Award, the Eileen Anderson Central Television Award and was then produced on Broadway where it was nominated for four Tony Awards. Stockholm, for Frantic Assembly won the Wolff-Whiting award for Best play of 2008. Beautiful Burnout for The National Theatre of Scotland and Frantic Assembly received a Fringe First at Edinburgh, before performances in the UK, New York, Australia and New Zealand.
Stage adaptations include: 101 Dalmatians (a musical for Chichester Festival Theatre 2014); A Christmas Carol (Birmingham Rep/Chichester Festival Theatre); Precious Bane, The Wicked Lady, Treasure Island (National Theatre 2014-5) and Behind The Scenes At The Museum (York Theatre Royal).
Recent work includes: The Believers (Frantic Assembly); Thursday (ETT/Brink, Australia); Queen Coal (Sheffield Crucible) and Treasure Island (The National Theatre).
She is currently writing Slime (for Banff Centre, Canada), The Parting Glass (for Manchester Royal Exchange), The Lovely Bones (for Birmingham Rep) and developing Dying Light for TV.
She is a member of the Royal Society of Literature, an honorary doctor of Arts at De Montford University and an associate artist of Birmingham Repertory Theatre.