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 and Broadway
    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 & Creator 

    Adaptation of Rupert Thomson novel. 

    See-Saw Films
    In Development
    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

    Writer 

    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 

    Producer Judy Counihan

    Feature adaptation of book by Ben Brooks

    Film Four
    In development
    Starring
  • Felicity Jones
  • Shailene Woodley
  • Joe Alwyn
  • Nabhaan Rizwan
  • Ncuti Gatwa
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    Adapted from JoJo Moyes' best-selling novel

    Studiocanal
    Blueprint Pictures
    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
    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

    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