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Alexandra is a London-based playwright. Her plays include THE HUMAN EAR (Paines Plough); a translation of Manfred Karge's MAN TO MAN (Wales Millennium Centre); AGES (Old Vic New Voices); MERIT (Plymouth Drum); THE INITIATE (Paines Plough, winner of a Scotsman Fringe First); THE EMPTY QUARTER (Hampstead); an adaptation of Jung Chang’s WILD SWANS (Young Vic/ART); THE CENTRE (Islington Community Theatre); UNBROKEN (Gate); THE LION’S MOUTH (Rough Cuts/Royal Court); THE ELEVENTH CAPITAL (Royal Court) and the radio play TWELVE YEARS (BBC Radio 4).

Short plays include POPE’S GROTTO (Paines Plough/Come to Where I’m From), MY NAME IS TANIA HEAD (Decade/Headlong) and work for the Royal Court, Oxford School of Drama, Rose Bruford College, Dry Write, nabokov and curious directive.

Alexandra is a past winner of the George Devine Award and was the Big Room Playwright-in-Residence at Paines Plough in 2013.

Alexandra Wood Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2017]



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Review: SILENCE, Birmingham Rep

“Old friends in the morning, then wanting us dead in the afternoon”, says one of the men in Silence, repeating the line over and over. Decades after the event, he still can’t understand the speed at which hate and violence ignited in the wake of the 1947 Partition of India.
Natasha Kathi-Chandra Will Serve as New Artistic Director Of Tara Theatre

Tara Theatre has announced the appointment of Natasha Kathi-Chandra as the new Artistic Director of the South Asian theatre company. Kathi-Chandra takes on the role from Abdul Shayek, who was the Artistic Director of Tara Theatre, until his death in August 2023. 
Cast Set For the UK Tour of SILENCE

Tara Theatre has announced the full cast for the UK tour of Silence. Iqbal Khan will direct Tia Dutt, Alexandra D’sa, Aaron Gill, Mamta Kash, Asif Khan, alongside Bhasker Patel who returns to the production.
Tara Theatre's SILENCE Will Embark on UK Tour in 2024

Tara Theatre has announced that the late Abdul Shayek's production of Silence will tour the UK to Queen's Theatre Hornchurch, Curve Theatre Leicester, Birmingham Repertory Theatre and HOME, Manchester in Spring 2024.
Manhattan Theatre Club Reveals New Sloan Playwrighting Commissions & Evening of Excerpts at the American Museum of Natural History

The latest recipients have been announced for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions for new theatrical works surrounding themes of science, math, and technology.
Book Review: BREAKING DOWN YOUR SCRIPT by Laura Wayth

The moment when you're presented with a whole new script can feel a little overwhelming for an actor, but Breaking Down Your Script: A Step-by-Step Guide for the Actor is here to help. It's written by Laura Wayth, who has worked as an acting teacher in Italy, Morocco, China and the UK.
City Of London Sinfonia Reveals 2023/24 Season Featuring BISHI, Ivana Gavrić, David Greilsammer, Yvonne Howard, and More

City of London Sinfonia has announced its 2023/24 season, featuring a collaboration with singer-songwriter and electronic rock-sitarist, BISHI, exploring sound and space and culminating in Terry Riley's hypnotic communal classic, In C, as part of Sound Unwrapped at Kings Place; a scintillating double piano programme at Cadogan Hall with Ivana Gavrić and David Greilsammer; and a return to Southwark Cathedral to revisit some of the great masters of the early part of the twentieth century.
Review: THE SUSPICIONS OF MR WHICHER, The Watermill Theatre

The ever enchanting Watermill Theatre in Newbury could hardly have hoped for more atmospheric weather to mark the opening night of their latest show, The Suspicions of Mr Whicher. The distant thunderclaps and bucketing rain seemed perfectly placed to instill a disquieting mood as the audience arrived for an evening of Victorian true crime. 
Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE SUSPICIONS OF MR WHICHER At The Watermill

The full cast and creative team have been announced for THE SUSPICIONS OF MR WHICHER – the world premiere stage adaptation of Kate Summerscale's vivid and gripping best-selling non-fiction thriller - that will run at The Watermill Theatre from Friday 5 May until Saturday 10 June.
NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND Included in The Watermill Theatre' s Spring 2023 Season

Artistic Director Paul Hart, Executive Director Claire Murray and the team at Newbury’s The Watermill Theatre announced the programme of work from February to July 2023, a season with one major revival and four new adaptations that explores the deep joys and troubling complexities of life on our shores.
The Unicorn Announces Four New Productions From January To July In Upcoming Season

The Unicorn has announced four new productions from as part of its upcoming season, including The Trial Of Josie K, Stiles And Drewe's The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Invisible Man, and Squirrel.
Review: SILENCE, Donmar Warehouse

Following a rebellion against the British in 1857, resulting in the death of hundreds of thousands of Indians and Britain’s, the Crown established a viceroy system over India, affirming its hold over the population.
Photos: Inside Rehearsal For SILENCE at the Donmar Warehouse

All new rehearsal photos have been released  for the upcoming co-production with the Donmar Warehouse and Tara Theatre of Silence, a new play adapted from Kavita Puri’s Partition Voices: Untold British Stories by Sonali Bhattacharyya, Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, Ishy Din and Alexandra Wood, to mark the 75th anniversary of the Partition of India.
Cast Announced For The World Premiere Of SILENCE at Tara Theatre and The Donmar Warehouse

Tara Theatre and The Donmar Warehouse have announced casting for the world premiere of Silence, a new play adapted from the testimonies and stories of people who lived through partition from Kavita Puri's acclaimed book Partition Voices: Untold British Stories written by Sonali Bhattacharyya, Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, Ishy Din and Alexandra Wood.
World Premiere Of Donmar and Tara Co-Production SILENCE Announced

The Donmar and Tara co-production of the world premiere of Silence, directed by Abdul Shayek, has been announced. 
Hightide Announces Clare Slater As New Artistic Director

The trustees of HighTide announced that they have appointed Clare Slater, currently Head of New Work at the Donmar Warehouse as the next Artistic Director of HighTide. She will lead the company alongside Executive Director Rowan Rutter as joint Chief Executives. Clare takes over from Suba Das, former Artistic Director and Chief Executive of HighTide.
The Unicorn Announces 2022-23 Season

The Unicorn announces a new season running September 2022 To February 2023.
Futures Theatre to Present OFFSIDE

Set in 1892, 1992 and 2022, this energetic, powerful production follows four women who live, breathe and play football. Whilst each of them faces very different obstacles, the possibility that the beautiful game will change their lives - and the world - is tantalisingly close.
MICHIYAYA Dance To Debut New Work At Gibney Center, April 14-16

From April 14-16, Gibney Center will present the world premiere of you have to look through this to see me, a new work by MICHIYAYA Dance.
Tara Theatre Announces Next Season Of Work

Following its relaunch from Tara Arts to Tara Theatre in 2021 under Artistic Director Abdul Shayek, 2022 will see the company produce shows and events locally, nationally and internationally of differing scales and on different platforms.


How many shows has Alexandra Wood written?

Alexandra Wood has written 1 shows including Man to Man (Adapter).

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