Bryony Lavery

Bryony Lavery (Adapter) is a British dramatist, known for her successful and award-winning 1998 play Frozen. Early in her career she founded a theatre company called Les Oeufs Malades with actor Gerard Bell, and she also founded Female Trouble, More Female Trouble, and served as artistic director of Gay Sweatshop. In addition to her original plays and adaptations, she has authored translations of foreign works such as her 2007 version of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya. Additionally, she adapted Treasure Island, the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, into a play which was first performed on the Olivier Stage of the National Theatre in London in 2014. In addition to her work in theatre, she has also written for television and radio. Her books include Tallulah Bankhead and The Woman Writer's Handbook. She has also taught playwriting at Birmingham University.

(As of March 2016)