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Jack Thorne writes for theatre, film, television and radio. His theatre credits include Hope and Let The Right One In, both directed by John Tiffany, Woyzeck at the Old Vic, Junkyard, a Headlong, Rose Theatre Kingston, Bristol Old Vic and Theatr Clwyd co-production, The Solid Life of Sugarwater for the Graeae Theatre Company and the National Theatre, Bunny for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Stacy for the Trafalgar Studios, 2nd May 1997 and When You Cure Me for the Bush. His adaptations include The Physicists for the Donmar Warehouse and Stuart: A Life Backwards for Hightide. On film his credits include War Book, A Long Way Down and The Scouting Book for Boys. For television his credits include National Treasure, The Last Panthers, Don't Take My Baby, This Is England, The Fades, Glue and Cast-Offs. In 2017 he won a BAFTA and an RTS Television award for Best Mini-Series (National Treasure). He won 2016 BAFTAs for Best Mini-Series (This Is England '90) and Best Single Drama (Don't Take My Baby), and in 2012 won Best Series (The Fades) and Best Serial (This Is England '88). This Christmas his adaptation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL will open at the Old Vic Theatre.

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Jack Thorne STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
1922
Johnson

Jack Thorne Productions

 
[West End, 2023]
Writer
 
[West End, 2023]
Adaptor
 
[West End, 2022]
Adaptor
 
[West End, 2017]
Writer
 
[West End, 2016]
Original Story & Playwright
 
[West End, 2014]
Author

Writing

Original Story and Playwright
Author
Bookwriter
Playwright

Jack Thorne Movies

The Scouting Book for Boys
[ 2009 ] writer
A Long Way Down
[ 2014 ] writer
Wonder
[ 2017 ] writer
Dirt Music
[ 2019 ] writer
Radioactive
[ 2019 ] writer
The Aeronauts
[ 2019 ] writer
Enola Holmes
[ 2020 ] writer
The Secret Garden
[ 2020 ] writer
Enola Holmes 2
[ 2022 ] writer

Jack Thorne Awards and Nominations


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Adaptation

Jack Thorne, A Christmas Carol


winner
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play

Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and The Cursed Child


winner
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Play

Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Play

Jack Thorne, Let the Right One In

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AFTER LIFE Comes to Hong Kong Rep in July

After Life is headed to Hong Kong Repertory Theatre next month.  The production runs from July 13th to 28th at the Hong Kong City Hall Theatre. 
Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee Sara Barron Brings New Show ANYTHING FOR YOU To The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Sara Barron, Edinburgh Award nominee and podcast host, brings her new show ANYTHING FOR YOU to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
AFTER LIFE Comes to HK Rep Next Month

After Life is headed to Hong Kong Repertory Theatre. This play focuses on how people must select a memory to look back on an entire life, bringing a sensibility and warmth to the audience.
Broadway Buying Guide: June 10, 2024- Get Tickets to Incoming Shows

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, June 10, 2024.
Video: First Look at Japanese Production of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD

Get a first look at the all-new trailer for the Japanese production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in Tokyo. This production marked the first time the play was presented in Asia.
Broadway Buying Guide: May 28, 2024- HADESTOWN Is Back on Top

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, May 28, 2024.
National Theatre Live Screenings Begin at Alleyway Theatre

Ian McKellan will appear on screen at Alleyway Theatre this August, as National Theatre Live comes to Buffalo.
Matthew Warchus Will Step Down as Artistic Director of The Old Vic in 2026

The Old Vic has announced that Matthew Warchus, following 11 years leading the organisation, will step  down as Artistic Director in September 2026. 
National Youth Theatre Reveals Lineup For Rep Season, What Lies Above and Storyfest

This summer will see the inaugural StoryFest held at the National Youth Theatre’s RIBA award-winning headquarters in North London. A month-long festival that demonstrates the NYT’s commitment to championing new work from emerging talent, many of whom are alumni of the NYT themselves. 
CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Comes to Milton Keynes in July

In Chitty Chitty Bang Bang we meet absent-minded inventor Caractacus Potts who restores a broken-down old racing car with the help of his children Jemima and Jeremy. Soon the family discover the car has magical powers, and along with the delectable Truly Scrumptious, the family end up on a hilarious fantastical adventure to far-off lands. 
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Become 5th Longest Running Play in Broadway History

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD becomes the 5th longest-running play in Broadway history. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.
Broadway Buying Guide: May 20, 2024- Broadway Classics Top the Week

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, May 20, 2024.
Broadway Buying Guide: May 13, 2024- See Robert Downey Jr. in His Debut

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, May 13, 2024.
Broadway Buying Guide: May 6, 2024- See the Tony-Nominated Shows of 2024

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, May 6, 2024.
Interview: 'We Want Them to Believe the Magic!': Actors Jade Ogugua And Taneetrah Porter on HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD

'Recently, we had the chance to chat with Jade Ogugua, who plays Hermione Granger, and Taneetrah Porter, who plays Rose Granger-Weasley. We discussed what is is like to be a part of the iconic franchise, how they have gotten into their characters in the past six months and some of their favourite magical moments!'
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD School Edition Now Available For Global Licensing

The school edition of the award-winning and record-breaking Broadway and West End play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, is now available for worldwide licensing via Broadway Licensing Global. The school edition is specifically tailored for high school and secondary school productions and can be licensed for productions beginning as early as fall 2024.
Review: LONDON TIDE, National Theatre

Aesthetically malnourished, London Tide lacks the lustrous life blood that so warmly floods through the veins of Dickens’s literary world.
Olivier Awards 2024: The Full List of Winners

The biggest stars of London theatre gathered today at the Royal Albert Hall for the Olivier Awards 2024, hosted by Hannah Waddingham. Find out about Sunset Boulevard and the night's other big winners!
BroadwayWorld's Olivier Awards 2024 Predictions

The 2024 Olivier Awards are fast approaching on April 14. Ahead of one of the most exciting nights in theatreland, our critics – Aliya Al-Hassan, Mica Blackwell, Alexander Cohen, Katie Kirkpatrick, Kat Mokrynski, Gary Naylor, Kerrie Nicholson, Matthew Paluch and Christiana Rose share their thoughts about who and what will triumph on the night, as well as who should twin each category.
JMK Trust Reveals Shortlist For 2024 JMK Award

The JMK Trust today announces the eight shortlisted theatre directors, and the designers they partnered with, in the running for the 2024 JMK Award – Dipo Baruwa-Etti, Adam Karim, Zoe Murtagh, Josh Parr, Joanna Pidcock, Zoë Templeman-Young, Amelia Thornber and Sam Woof.

Jack Thorne FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Jack Thorne been in?

Jack Thorne has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Jack Thorne been in?

Jack Thorne has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Jack Thorne been nominated for?

Jack Thorne has been nominated for several awards including Outstanding Adaptation at the Drama Desk Awards for A Christmas Carol, Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play at the Drama League Awards for Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, Best Play at the Tony Awards for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Outstanding Play at the Drama Desk Awards for Let the Right One In.

What awards has Jack Thorne won?

Jack Thorne has won several awards, including Outstanding Adaptation at the Drama Desk Awards for A Christmas Carol, Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play at the Drama League Awards for Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, and Best Play at the Tony Awards for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

How many shows has Jack Thorne written?

Jack Thorne has written 5 shows including Junkyard (Author), A Christmas Carol (Author), King Kong (Bookwriter), Sunday (Playwright), Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Both Parts (Original Story and Playwright).

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