Lucy Kirkwood

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Rage, fury and noise – the new wave of feminist theatre is more vital than ever | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
Plays such as Maryland, written in the wake of the killings of Sarah Everard and Sabina Nessa, are rallying points for protest, says Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

25, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The week in theatre: Maryland; The Tragedy of Macbeth; White Noise
Lucy Kirkwood’s raw response to the murders of Sabina Nessa and Sarah Everard captures a moment of terrible rage

Susannah Clapp

17, Oct, 2021 @9:30 AM

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‘This had to happen now’: Lucy Kirkwood on Maryland, her 30-minute ‘howl’ of a play
Galvanised by the killings of Sabina Nessa and Sarah Everard, the playwright tells how she penned the eviscerating drama in just two days

Arifa Akbar

10, Oct, 2021 @11:48 AM

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TV tonight: Adult Material explores the ins and outs of the pornography industry
Lucy Kirkwood’s latest drama focuses on the world of adult film. Plus: Prince William tries to save the planet. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ali Catterall, Jack Seale, Ellen E Jones and Paul Howlett

05, Oct, 2020 @5:20 AM

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At the National, the past really is a foreign place
Lucy Kirkwood’s The Welkin isn’t quite speaking everyone’s language

Richard Brooks

09, Feb, 2020 @9:00 AM

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The week in theatre: The Welkin; Krapp’s Last Tape/ Eh Joe/ The Old Tune; The Sunset Limited – review
A pregnant question hangs over Lucy Kirkwood’s elegant new courthouse drama, while a superlative Beckett triple bill could teach Cormac McCarthy a thing or two

Kate Kellaway

26, Jan, 2020 @10:30 AM

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The Welkin review – Maxine Peake leads Lucy Kirkwood's jury of matrons
Twelve bickering, bantering women must determine an accused murderer’s pregnancy claim in this admirable drama

Arifa Akbar

23, Jan, 2020 @12:04 PM

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On my radar: Lucy Kirkwood’s cultural highlights
The award-winning playwright on deconstructing the Wu-Tang Clan, her love of Alasdair Gray and the genius of Jürgen Klopp

Lucy Kirkwood

12, Jan, 2020 @10:00 AM

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The 50 best theatre shows of the 21st century
A hip-hop history lesson, a dizzy Dahl musical and a continent-hopping barbershop … we pick the finest new works of theatre since 2000

Michael Billington, Alexis Soloski, Catherine Love, Mark Fisher and Chris Wiegand

17, Sep, 2019 @2:43 PM

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The Children review – a toxic past refuses to remain buried
Domestic-seeming drama with the underpinning of a Greek tragedy

Clare Brennan

28, Jul, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Play that charted the rise of China updated for Trump era as Chimerica comes to TV
Lucy Kirkwood tells how she added press freedom and fake news when updating her 2013 drama for Channel 4

Sarah Hughes

07, Apr, 2019 @7:30 AM

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The Children review – Lucy Kirkwood's taut tale of human and atomic meltdown
Three nuclear physicists are reunited in this engrossing drama about ageing, marriage and sexual rivalry, directed by Oonagh Murphy

Helen Meany

08, Mar, 2019 @12:22 PM

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