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Lucinda Coxon

Lucinda Coxon
Born 1962
Occupation Playwright and screenwriter
Nationality English
Children 1

Lucinda Coxon is a playwright and screenwriter.



Coxon's plays include Improbabilities[1][2] at Soho Poly; Waiting at the Water's Edge[3] and Wishbones[4] at the Bush Theatre, London; Three Graces at Lakeside Theatre, Colchester and the Haymarket Theatre, Leicester; Nostalgia[5][6][7] at South Coast Repertory, California; The Ice Palace[8] from the novel by Tarjei Vesaas – for the National Theatre Connections scheme. Vesuvius[9][10] at South Coast Repertory, California; The Shoemaker's Incredible Wife[11] from Federico García Lorca – also for the National Theatre Connections scheme. Her play – Happy Now? – premiered at the Cottesloe Theatre, National Theatre, London[12] in 2008. It has since been produced for Yale Repertory Theater’s 2008–2009 Season, and Primary Stages Theater's 25th Anniversary Season in 2009–2010. "Eternal Not" [13] Winner of the Best Script and Best Comedy Awards at the Screentest Festival 2013;[14] A new play, "Herding Cats" was first seen at the Ustinov Studio, Bath in December 2010 and revived at the Hampstead Theatre, London in December 2011. Olivia Hallinan starred as Justine in both productions.


Screenplays include The Heart of Me,[15] Lily and the Secret Planting and Spaghetti Slow. Current film projects include Mrs Gonzalez, Wild Target and The Danish Girl, adapted from David Ebershoff's novel.

Coxon adapted Michel Faber's novel The Crimson Petal and the White for the BBC. The series aired in April 2011.


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