Lucy Kirkwood

b. 1984

Lucy Kirkwood was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018.

Lucy Kirkwood is a playwright and screenwriter. Her plays include It Felt Empty When the Heart Went At First But It Is Alright Now (nominated for an Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright, winner of the John Whiting Award 2010), NSFW, Chimerica (Olivier, Evening Standard, Critics’ Circle and Susan Smith Blackburn awards), The Children and Mosquitoes. Lucy’s screen credits include Skins (Company Pictures), her original series The Smoke (Kudos/ Sky One), her short film The Briny and her original series Adult Material (Tiger Aspect Productions) and Foreign Skies (Playground Productions).