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Patrick Marber

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Patrick Marber BIO

Productions of his own plays include Dealer's Choice (National Theatre, Vaudeville) Closer (NT, Lyric, Music Box) Howard Katz, Three Days in the Country (both NT) and Don Juan in Soho (Wyndhams). His other directing credits include Travesties by Tom Stoppard at the Menier Chocolate Factory and the Apollo Theatre. The Caretaker by Harold Pinter at the Comedy, Blue Remembered Hills by Dennis Potter at the National Theatre, '1953' by Craig Raine at the Almeida and The Old Neighborhood by David Mamet at the Royal Court. He will direct the UK premiere of Venus in Fur by David Ives later this year at Theatre Royal Haymarket. His other plays include After Miss Julie (Donmar, Roundabout), The Red Lion (NT) and in 2016 Ivo van Hove directed Marber's version of Hedda Gabler for the National Theatre starring Ruth Wilson. His screen credits include Closer (directed by Mike Nichols), Notes on a Scandal (directed by Richard Eyre) and Love You More (directed by Sam Taylor-Wood). His plays have won Evening Standard, Olivier, Time Out, New York and London Critics' Circle and Writers' Guild Awards. His television work has received BAFTA, British Comedy and Royal Television Society Awards. His screenplays have been nominated for Golden Globe, BAFTA and Academy Awards. He received the British Independent Film Award for Notes on a Scandal.

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Patrick Marber Productions

[Broadway, 2022]
[West End, 2022]
[West End, 2021]
[West End, 2021]
[West End, 2018]
[Broadway, 2018]
[West End, 2017]
[West End, 2017]
[West End, 2017] [Replacement]
[Broadway, 1999]



Patrick Marber Movies

[2004]Closer writer

[2005]Asylum writer

[2006]Notes on a Scandal writer

[2013]Alan Partridge writer

[2023]The Critic writer

Patrick Marber TV Shows

Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge Gordon Heron, Forbes McAllister, Lieutenant Colonel Kojak Slaphead III

Patrick Marber Videos

Patrick Marber News

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld September 19th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is September 19, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Armando Iannucci's PANDEMONIUM Comes to the Soho Theatre

Pandemonium is a wild account of our great leaders grappling with the Pandemic and then with each other.

The New Wolsey Theatre Announces The Cast And Creatives For Patrick Marber's THE RED LION, Playing This September

The New Wolsey Theatre has announced the cast and creatives for its new production of Patrick Marber's West End smash-hit drama, The Red Lion, directed by Artistic Director/Chief Executive Douglas Rintoul. The production plays the New Wolsey Theatre from 7-23 September 2023, and Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch, from 26-30 September 2023.  

THE HOMECOMING and NACHTLAND Set For the Young Vic in 2023/24

Matthew Dunster and Patrick Marber will be at the helm of two major upcoming productions at the Young Vic, Harold Pinter’s powerful masterpiece The Homecoming and the UK premiere of Marius von Mayenburg’s thrilling new satire, Nachtland.  Learn more about both shows here!

4 Broadway Shows Close Today

Broadway says goodbye to four productions. Leopoldstadt takes its final bow at the Longacre Theatre following 19 previews and 313 regular performances; Fat Ham will conclude its run at the American Airlines Theatre following 21 previews and 95 regular performances; Prima Facie wraps up at the John Golen Theatre following 14 previews and 81 regular performances; and The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window will end its run at the James Earl Jones Theatre following 3 previews and 77 regular performances.

The New Wolsey Theatre Reveals Lineup of Performances This Summer

The New Wolsey Theatre has everything audiences need to be entertained this summer with a packed line-up of shows and events, an air-conditioned auditorium and café bar to relax in and a tempting selection of cold drinks and ice creams for keeping cool.  

Industry Pro Newsletter: Cara Joy David Parties with the Winners, Donmar Warehouse Has a New AD

We have all the highlights you need from Broadway's biggest night, the Tony Awards. Our team at BroadwayWorld worked tirelessly to bring you the full list of winners, mesmerizing performances, stunning red carpet looks, and much more. Relive the magic of this spectacular event and catch up on any moments you might have missed.

Video: Patrick Marber Celebrates Tony Win for 'Best Direction of a Play'

Just last night at the 76th Annual Tony Awards, Patrick Marber took home a Tony Award for 'Best Direction of a Play' for his outstanding work on Leopoldstadt (currently running at the Longacre Theatre). After leaving the stage at the United Palace, Patrick checked it with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to share his initial reaction!

Photos: Go Inside the Tony Awards With Ariana DeBose, Alex Newell & More

Take a look inside the CBS broadcasts and Pluto TV pre-show below, including photos of Bonnie Milligan, Ariana DeBose, J. Harrison Ghee, Jodie Comer, Alex Newell, Sara Bareilles, Josh Groban, and the casts of shows like Kimberly Akimbo, Some Like It Hot, Sweeney Todd, and more!

Partying With the Winners After the Tony Awards

Tony night does not end at 11pm, it goes well into the next morning. There is the official Tony party, the parties held by individual shows and also independent community gatherings, like the DKC/O&M party at the Carlyle. And it’s at these places you witness the most candid interactions, so last night that is where I went.

From The Winner's Circle: LEOPOLDSTADT's Brandon Uranowitz Celebrates His Tony Victory!

Brandon Uranowitz has won the 2023 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for Leopoldstadt. In his visit to the winner's room, Brandon celebrated the impact of Tom Stoppard's epic drama and reacted to his director, Patrick Marber's win in real time!

Photos: Backstage with the Winners at the 2023 Tony Awards

This morning they were just nominees, but tonight... they're winners! BroadwayWorld is backstage at the United Palace for the 76th Annual Tony Awards and we're bringing you live photos of tonight's winners. Check out photos from backstage!

Video: Meet the 2023 Tony-Nominated Directors of a Play

In this video, watch as four of the six Tony nominees for Best Direction of a Play check in with Richard Ridge ahead of the big night.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO & More Win 2023 Tony Awards - Full List of Winners!

Tonight's the night! The best of Broadway gathers today, June 11, at the United Palace to celebrate the 76th Annual Tony Awards. Kimberly Akimbo, Leopoldstadt, Some Like It Hot, Alex Newell, Sean Hayes, and more took home trophies. Check out the full list of winners now!

How/When/Where to Watch the 2023 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered!

In just days, on June 11, The 76th Annual Tony Awards make their debut at the United Palace to celebrate the best of Broadway for the 2022/23 theatre season. Need a refresher on how to watch and when? We've got you covered!

Photos: Broadway's Brightest Stars Hit the Red Carpet at the 2023 Tony Awards

We're taking you to the red carpet for a look at all of the stars (and what they're wearing) at the 2023 Tony Awards!

Recap the 2023 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches

The 76th Annual Tony Awards have officially begun! As winners take the stage this evening, stay tuned to BroadwayWorld as we bring you full text of all of the acceptance speeches; from the emotional to the humorous, and everything in between.

Video Roundup: 2023 Tony Winners Share Their First Impressions

How does it feel to win a Tony Award? Only a handful of the 2023 nominees will get to find out! As the 76th Annual Tony Awards continue at the United Palace, winners will be sharing their reactions at the First Impressions Cam, hosted by Erich Bergen and presented by City National Bank. Watch here!

The Attic Collective Reveals 2023 Hollywood Fringe Shows

The Attic Collective is bringing not one but two shows to the 2023 Hollywood Fringe Festival this June. Learn more about the lineup here!

Photos: On the Red Carpet for the 2023 Outer Critics Circle Awards

The Outer Critics Circle awards ceremony took place on Thursday, May 25 at 3:00PM in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center’s New York Public Library for The Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue, NYC), and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the event. Check out photos from the red carpet here!


Patrick Marber has written 6 shows including Dealer's Choice (Playwright), Closer (Playwright), Howard Katz (Playwright), After Miss Julie (Playwright), Don Juan in Soho (Writer), The Red Lion (Author).

Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Leopoldstadt , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Leopoldstadt , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Travesties , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Travesties , Best Revival (Olivier Awards) for Dealer’s Choice , Best New Comedy (Olivier Awards) for Don Juan In Soho , Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Closer , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Closer , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Closer , BBC Award for the Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Closer Outstanding New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Dealer's Choice and BBC Award for the Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Dealer's Choice .

Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Leopoldstadt, Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Leopoldstadt Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Closerand BBC Award for the Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Closer .

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