NSFW

By Lucy Kirkwood

Carrie's getting them out for the lads. Charlotte's just grateful to have a job, Sam's being asked to sell more than his body and Aidan's trying to keep Doghouse from going under. Money, sex and photo-shop. Lucy Kirkwood's sharp new comedy looks at power games and privacy in the media and beyond. [NSFW: Not Safe For Work - online material which the viewer may not want to be seen accessing in a public or formal setting such as at work]. NSFW is Lucy Kirkwood's Royal Court debut. Credits include Beauty and the Beast co-devised with Katie Mitchell (National Theatre), and Small Hours, co-written with Ed Hime (Hampstead Theatre Downstairs), Tinderbox (Bush Theatre), Hedda (Gate Theatre). Psychogeography (Bush Theatre) and it felt empty when the heart went at first but it is alright now, produced by Clean Break at the Arcola Theatre, which was nominated for an Evening Standard Award Best Newcomer award, the Susan Smith Blackburn award, and made Lucy joint winner of the John Whiting Award 2010. Lucy has written for Skins (Company Pictures) and is developing a screenplay for Film4 / Ruby Films. Her series The Smoke, will be produced by Kudos and Sky next year. Simon Godwin will direct. Associate Director at the Royal Court, his credits include The Witness by Vivienne Franzmann, Luke Norris' Goodbye to All That, Anya Reiss' The Acid Test, and Nick Payne's Wanderlust. His other credits include A Kind of Alaska and Krapp's Last Tape, Faith Healer and Far Away at Bristol Old Vic, The Winter's Tale for Headlong and the Nuffield Theatre Southampton, Mister Heracles at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. As Associate Director of the Royal and Derngate Theatres in Northampton under Artistic Director Rupert Goold, Simon directed seven main stage shows. Suitable for ages 14+ Contains images of nudity. Running Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes without an interval

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