Alecky is a playwright and screenwriter who won a Time Out Award for her first play, Come Out Eli, and was selected as one of Screen International's Stars of Tomorrow in 2007.
In 2003, Alecky set up Recorded Delivery (Verbatim Theatre Company). The term 'recorded delivery' has now become synonymous with the verbatim technique she employs.
In July 2009, Alecky's play The Girlfriend Experience transferred from the Royal Court to the Young Vic, and Do We Look Like Refugees?, won a Fringe First Award at the Edinburgh Festival in 2010.
London Road, which she co-authored with composer Adam Cork, won Best Musical at the Critics' Circle Awards and was revived in 2012 at the National Theatre in the Olivier after its sellout in the Cottesloe in 2011. Alecky was also involved in Headlong Theatre's production of Decade, and wrote and co-directed The Riots; In their Words, a drama documentary for BBC2. Her most recent play, Where Have I Been All My Life? was produced at the New Vic Theatre in April 2012.
She is currently working on a new commission for the National and another for the Almeida; adapting London Road for film with BBC Films and Cuba Pictures; and has co-written Friday Night Sex for the Royal Court's Open Court Season with Michael Wynne.