Nick Payne

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Theatre

Writer

Director Carrie Cracknell
Starring
  • Jake Gyllenhaal
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    A meditation on how we say goodbye to those we love most, starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

    The Public Theater
    Director Doug Hughes
    Starring
  • Geneva Carr, Charlie Cox, Heather Lind, Morgan Spector
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    Manhattan Theatre Club, New York
    Director Josie Rourke
    Starring
  • Barbara Flynn
  • Zoe Wanamaker
  • Nina Sosanya
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    A moving story of three women who’ve made the choice between love and survival.

    Donmar Warehouse
    Director Michael Longhurst
    Starring
  • Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Ruth Wilson
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    A relationship between a man and a woman plays out in multiple different ways in parallel universes

    Constellations has been nominated for the Drama League Awards 2014-2015 for Outstanding Production of a Broadway of Off-Broadway Play and Distinguished Performance Award. 

    Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, Broadway
    Part of the Open Court season
    The Royal Court
    Producer HighTide/nabokov/Live Theatre Newcastle in association with the North Wall
    Starring
  • Paul Hickey
  • Amelia Lowdell
  • Alison O'Donnell
  • Sargon Yelda
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    New commission premiering at HighTide Festival 2014 focusing on identity

    The Bush
    Director Carrie Cracknell
    Starring
  • Marion Bailey
  • Ruth Sheen
  • Claire Skinner
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    Created with Carrie Cracknell, play exploring contemporary gender politics

    Shed, National Theatre
    Director John Crowley
    Starring
  • Monica Dolan
  • Isabella Laughland
  • Nigel Lindsay
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    Play set in the world of compensation claims and injury lawyers. 

    Nominated for the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy in 2014. 

    Donmar Warehouse
    Constellations
    Nominated: Evening Standard Best Play
    Starring
  • Sally Hawkins
  • Rafe Spall
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    Play exploring love and free will through quantum phsyics
    The Royal Court
    Starring
  • Annie Funke
  • Michelle Gomez
  • Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Brian F. O'Byrne
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    American début of Nick's incisive look into an ordinary family
    Roundabout Theatre, New York
    Director Clare Lizzimore
    Starring
  • Lucy Phelps
  • Angela Terence
  • Andy de la Tour
  • Susan Wooldridge
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    Play about how bereavement fractures a family

    Hampstead Theatre
    Director Carrie Cracknell
    Starring
  • Natasha Broomfield
  • Madeleine Potter
  • Alex Price
  • Martin Turner
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    New adaptation of the Greek myth
    Gate Theatre, London
    Director Simon Godwin
    Starring
  • Charles Edwards
  • Pippa Haywood
  • Isabella Laughland
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    Nick Payne's Royal Court debut is a comic look at sex and intimacy
    The Royal Court
    Director Clare Lizzimore
    Starring
  • Maia Alexander
  • Andrew Sheridan
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    Play about the impact of the Second World War on the lives and loves of two people
    Sheffield Theatres/Paines Plough
    If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet
    Winner: The George Devine Award
    Director Josie Rourke
    Starring
  • Michael Begley
  • Ailish O'Connor
  • Rafe Spall
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    The Bush Theatre
    Director Kate Wasserberg
    Hightide Theatre Festival, Suffolk

    TV

    Writer

    Producer Roanna Benn, Kate Crowther
    Director Luke Snellin, Lucy Tcherniak
    Starring
  • Toni Collette
  • Steven Mackintosh
  • Zawe Ashton
  • Royce Pierreson
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    Drama Republic for BBC One and Netflix
    In production
    Director Kibwe Tavares

    Adaptation of a H. G. Wells short story.

    House Productions for Sky
    In development

    Adaptation of Rupert Thomson novel. 

    See-Saw Films
    In Development
    Director Dominic Savage
    Starring
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    New series, for which Nick wrote 'The Dilemma' and 'The Return'

    Working Title Television for BBC

    Film

    Writer

    Creator Julian Barnes
    Director Ritesh Batra
    Starring
  • Jim Broadbent
  • Charlotte Rampling
  • Michelle Dockery
  • Emily Mortimer
  • Billy Howle
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    Adaptation of Julian Barnes' Man Booker Prize winning novel. Released in 2017.

    BBC Films
    Origin Films
    Producer Judy Counihan
    Film Four
    In development
    Director Carrie Cracknell
    Starring
  • Hattie Morahan
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    Short film in response to Ibsen's A Doll's House
    The Space
    Young Vic

    Adaptation of David Mitchell book.

    BBC Films
    Cuba Pictures
    In development

    Radio

    Writer

    Director Sasha Yevtushenko
    Starring
  • Amaka Okafor
  • James Lailey
  • Susie Riddell
  • Karl Theobald
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    Second part of Vital Statistics, about Agent Y who uses his statistical superpowers to intervene in troubled relationships

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    A short piece as part of a collection of 10 writers different perspectives on love

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    Producer Sasha Yevtushenko

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    Producer Sasha Yevtushenko
    Starring
  • Olivia Coleman
  • Ralph Ineson
  • Nishi Malde
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    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4