Cast & TeamJoe Penhall


Joe Penhall


Joe Penhall’s plays include: Birthday (Royal Court Theatre, 2012); Haunted Child (Royal Court Theatre, 2011); Landscape with Weapon (National Theatre, 2007); Dumb Show (Royal Court Theatre, 2004); Blue/Orange (National Theatre, 2000 – winner of the Evening Standard Best Play Award, the Olivier Award for Best New Play and the Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Play); The Bullet (Donmar, 1998); Love and Understanding (Bush, 1997); Pale Horse (Royal Court, 1995 – winner of the Thames Television Best Play Award) and Some Voices (Royal Court, 1994, winner of the 1995 John Whiting Award).

His film and television work includes his adaptation of The Road from Cormac McCarthy’s award winning novel which premiered in competition at the Venice Film Festival 2009, the screenplay Enduring Love (2004) based on the novel by Ian McEwan, the feature adaptation of his play Some Voices for Film Four, Moses Jones, a three part detective drama for BBC2, winner of Best Screenplay at the Roma Fiction Festival 2009 and the BAFTA-nominated The Long Firm also for BBC2.

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