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Lucinda Burnett

LUCINDA BURNETT

  

Nationality:    British
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Literary Agent:    Curtis Brown Group Ltd  represented by Jessica Cooper

Lucinda Burnett (Lucinda Cardey) received an MA Distinction in Advanced Theatre Practice: Writing for Performance from Central School of Speech and Drama in 2008, where she wrote her first play Correspondence. In 2009 she was part of the Future Perfect Attachment with Paines Plough/ChAnnel Four. In the same year she was also a writer for a Company Residency at Puppet Centre Trust at BAC. In July 2010 she was a writer for the Old Vic New Voice 24 Hour Plays in London. In the same year her full length screenplay Some Of Us, for Oval House Theatre, was screened at the Ritzy Cinema and she took part in Time Warner Ignite at the Old Vic Tunnels London. In 2012 Lucinda wrote two short plays for Blast Off! at Theatre 503 and Soho Theatre and will take part in a Big Ideas Workshop with Firehouse Creative Productions.

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        24 Hour Plays         Come to Where I am From         Confessional         Correspondence         Episode         Georges' Dad         Give Generously         Kapok Tree         Kit Kat         Laugh Your Farce Off         Organised         Siri 5.0         Talking to Alice         Traces



24 Hour Plays

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Seven plays are written, rehearsed and performed in 24 hours.

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Come to Where I am From

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Sixty one playwrights from across the UK return to their home towns to write plays about the places that shaped them. At 14 theatres from Bristol to Belfast, Cardiff to Coventry and Nottingham to Newcastle, these plays will be performed by the playwrights themselves, coming home to tell their tale. Come To Where I'm From is a theatrical tapestry of the UK, woven by writers asking if home is really where the heart is.

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Paines Plough

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Confessional

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We never really know what goes on behind closed doors; what secrets lay hidden in the deepest, darkest drawers. Down the shadowy, winding streets of Battersea, lost in the smog of the city, sits theatre503, home to Confessional; a series of five short plays which entice you into a world full of secrets, lies, obsession and sex. Sit tight as we take you on a journey into the dark, cobwebbed corners of your mind! We hope you're sitting comfortably. . .

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A series of 6 short plays: by Georgina Burns, Tom Morton Smith, Lucinda Burnett and Dawn King.

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Correspondence

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If you're in, you're in, no messing. This isn't bunking off to Stockport, to play Laser Quest at Grand Central. This is the kind of activity that sets us apart from the dross. Spring 2011. Kate and Wills tie the knot whilst Syrian teenagers are tortured for anti-government graffiti. Ben is 16, and his friend Jibreel has disappeared from Xbox Live. He thinks he's mixed up in the protests in Syria - and he'll risk everything on a journey to find out the truth What happens when a teenager from Stockport tries to stop the world exploding? A bittersweet coming-of-age story about fledgling friendships, mental health and a Syrian rescue mission.

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Episode

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an intense scene in the ladies toilet where a young doctor (Darren Lang) was trying to understand the phobias of a reclusive girl (amirah Garba) suffering from OCD
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part of Around the House which took small groups of Audience Around A series of short site specific duologues in All locations from the disabled loo, to corridors, the cafe, the workshop, And behind the stairs meetings. In All of these nooks And crannies young people Are living out their lives And going through the painful, the poignant And the significant moments of existence.

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Georges' Dad

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Give Generously

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Kapok Tree

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Kit Kat

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part of 33% London Festival of new Work

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Laugh Your Farce Off

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Organised

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A play about a troubled young man and his family.

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Future Perfect Showcase Paines Plough

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Siri 5.0

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Part of Theatre 503's Blast Off!

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Talking to Alice

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speaks of the neglected yet all too real drama of lone fathers bringing up their emotionally deprived offspring

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part of Line Up

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Traces

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It's the hottest day of the year. Leanne returns home to a small town in search of the past. Meet the frappuccino-swilling Goth, the young girl longing to meet her idol, the guitar-playing agoraphobic, and the man just looking for love, as they come together on a day that will change all their lives forever.

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Written by Lucinda Cardey, Laura Lomas, Penelope Skinner, Adam Taylor, Danielle Sibley And Tom Wells

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The North Wall, Oxford, Oxfordshire     10 Jul 2009

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National Youth Theatre with Future Perfect 2009, Paines Plough

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