MIKE BARTLETT has gained a reputation as one of Britain’s most exciting young playwrights. His play Love Love Love won Best New Play at the 2011 UK Theatre Awards and Cock won a 2010 Oliier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre. His other plays include Bull, Medea, Chariots of Fire, 13, Decade, Earthquakes in London, and Contradictions. Bartlett won the Writer’s Guild Tinniswood and Richard Imison Awards for Not Talking, and the Old Vic New Voices Award for Artefacts. His television series The Town was nominated for a BAFTA for Breakthrough Talent.
Currently Associate Playwright at Paines Plough, Bartlett was Writer-In-Residence at the National Theatre in 2011 and the Pearson Playwright in Residence at The Royal Court Theatre in 2007.