Lucy Prebble

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‘I’m addicted a bit to saying what I think’: Self Esteem and Lucy Prebble in conversation
The musician and screenwriter became friends four years ago. They discuss finding your voice as a female artist and the appeal of Twitter

Ammar Kalia

24, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Billie Piper: From vulnerable teen pop star to director of an ‘anti-romcom’
The characters she plays do not match her own life, the actress insists, but it’s hard not to see parallels with her own journey

Andrew Anthony

22, May, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Stress, chess and mounting dread: how 2020 was the year of anxie-TV
As the pandemic struck and a nation retreated to its living rooms, it seemed the perfect time for light and comforting shows to boom. The reality was anything but

Rachel Aroesti

29, Dec, 2020 @1:00 PM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2020, No 2: I Hate Suzie
Billie Piper was on searing form as a B-list celeb whose life is unravelling in this unflinchingly honest portrait of womanhood

Hannah Jane Parkinson

21, Dec, 2020 @8:00 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2020: 50-1
Michaela Coel’s smart, subversive and taboo-breaking drama gave us absolutely unbeatable television – plus more of the year’s best

18, Dec, 2020 @8:09 AM

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I Hate Suzie review – Billie Piper is nude, lewd and joyously off the rails
Chaos reigns as Suzie Pickles’ life and acting career are turned upside down by a compromising phone hack, in this scabrously funny drama penned by Piper and Lucy Prebble

Lucy Mangan

27, Aug, 2020 @9:30 PM

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I May Destroy You and Fleabag have given TV writers more power, says Lucy Prebble
Playwright who created Sky series I Hate Suzie with Billie Piper hails change in attitude towards female writers

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

18, Aug, 2020 @5:00 AM

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'You can dream bigger': what writers prefer about stage to screen
Lucy Prebble, Vinay Patel, Rachel De-lahay and Jack Thorne have all had major success on TV. But what do they particularly love about writing for theatre?

Interviews by Miriam Gillinson

08, May, 2020 @7:25 PM

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Matthew Macfadyen: 'We are all living by the seat of our pants'
The British actor on the triumph of HBO’s Succession - and being cast as the ‘coughing major’ in ITV’s Quiz

Tim Adams

29, Mar, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Lucy Prebble wins inaugural Michael Billington award for best new play
Prebble’s play A Very Expensive Poison won the prize, named after the Guardian’s former chief theatre critic, at the Critics’ Circle awards

Chris Wiegand

11, Feb, 2020 @2:00 PM

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The Sugar Syndrome review – Lucy Prebble's dark encounters still connect
Oscar Toeman directs a striking revival of the 2003 play about the relationship between a teenage girl and a paedophile

Arifa Akbar

28, Jan, 2020 @9:30 PM

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‘She’s the real deal’: top TV writers on mentoring the stars of the future
British TV talents from Lucy Prebble to Paul Abbott are helping to diversify drama – by spotting and mentoring emerging writers

Kate Kellaway

19, Jan, 2020 @12:00 PM

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