Samuel Adamsonís plays include FRANK & FERDINAND (National Theatre Connections), SOUTHWARK FAIR, (National Theatre), MRS AFFLECK (from Ibsenís Little Eyolf, National Theatre), BOSTON MANOR (Theatre 503/Theatre Voice), FISH AND COMPANY (National Youth Theatre/Soho Theatre), CLOCKS AND WHISTLES (Bush Theatre and Origin Theatre Company, New York; Time Out award), DRINK, DANCE, LAUGH AND LIE (Bush/Channel 4), GRACE NOTE (Old Vic/Peter Hall Company), SOME KIND OF BLISS (Trafalgar Studios and Brits Off Broadway, New York), BREAKFAST AT TIFFANYíS (from Truman Capoteís novel, Theatre Royal, Haymarket) and TOMORROW WEEK (BBC Radio 3); as well as contributions to 24 HOUR PLAYS (Old Vic), A CHAIN PLAY (Almeida) and DECADE (Headlong). His play of ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER (from Pedro Almodůvarís film; Old Vic Theatre; 2008 Whatsonstage Theatregoersí Choice Best New Play) has been translated into many languages and is performed regularly around the world. He is Artistic Associate on the National Theatreís award-winning WAR HORSE (Lincoln Center Theater, New York; Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto; US Tour; Australian Tour). Versions include: Chekhovís THE CHERRY ORCHARD (Oxford Stage Company/Riverside Studios) and THREE SISTERS (OSC tour and West End); Ibsenís PILLARS OF THE COMMUNITY (National Theatre) and A DOLLíS HOUSE (Southwark Playhouse, Northcott Theatre Exeter and Dundee Rep); Schnitzlerís PROFESSOR BERNHARDI (Arcola Theatre; also adapted for BBC Radio 3); Bernhard Studlarís TRANSDANUBIA DREAMING (National Theatre Studio) and Ostrovskyís LARISA AND THE MERCHANTS (InSite Performance/Arcola Theatre). Film: RUNNING FOR RIVER (Directional Studios/Krug). His plays are published by Faber and Faber; versions by Samuel French. He was writer in residence at the Bush Theatre in 1997-8.
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