Zinnie Harris (Playwriting, 2004)

Zinnie Harris

Fellow in 2004 for Playwriting

Zinnie Harris is a playwright and theatre director.

Her plays include “The Panel” (Tricycle Theatre 2010), “Fall” (Traverse Theatre 2008) “Julie” (National Theatre of Scotland 2006), “Midwinter” and “Solstice” (both Royal Shakespeare Company 2004, 2005), “Nightingale and Chase” (Royal Court 2001) “Further than the Furthest Thing” (Royal National Theatre/Tron Theatre and then British Council tour to South Africa 2000 / 1) winner of the Peggy Ramsay Playwrighting Award, John Whiting Award and Fringe First Award, “By Many Wounds” (Hampstead Theatre 1999) She also wrote a new version of “A Dolls House” for the Donmar Warehouse in 2010. She has written two 90 minute dramas for Channel 4 – “Born with Two Mothers” and “Richard is my Boyfriend” and episodes for the BBC One Drama Series “Spooks’. Her directing work includes “Julie” (National Theatre of Scotland), “Solstice”, Midwinter” (both RSC), “Gilt” (7:84), “Dealers Choice” (Tron Theatre Company), “Master of the House” (BBC Radio Four) and “Cracked” (2001 Edinburgh Fringe First Award). She was writer in Residence at the RSC from 2000 – 2001.