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Patrick Marber Biography

 
Birth Place:
ENGLAND
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: ENGLAND

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 ... (read complete 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.

Patrick Marber Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Patrick Marber, Travesties
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Direction of a Play
Patrick Marber, Travesties
 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Best Revival
Patrick MarberDealer’s Choice
 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best New Comedy
Patrick MarberDon Juan In Soho
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Best Foreign Play Gold Star
Patrick Marber, Closer
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Patrick Marber, Closer
 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Play
Patrick Marber, Closer
 
Olivier Awards - 1998 - BBC Award for the Play of the Year Gold Star
Patrick MarberCloser
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding New Play
Patrick Marber, Dealer's Choice
 
Olivier Awards - 1995 - BBC Award for the Play of the Year
Patrick MarberDealer's Choice