Matt is the writer of the play The Machine which will take place from 10-21 July. For more information, please visit the event page by following the link in the left hand panel.
Matt Charman's first play, A Night at the Dogs (at Soho Theatre, London), won the prestigious Verity Bargate Award for new writers. Other productions include The Observer, directed by Sir Richard Eyre, and The Five Wives of Maurice Pinder,and Greenland (written with Jack Thorne, Moira Buffini and Penelope Skinner), all three of which premiered at the National Theatre of Great Britain where Charman was previously Pearson Writer in Residence. Charman is a recipient of the Peggy Ramsay Award and the 2008 Catherine Johnson Award for Best Play for The Observer.
Regrets, received its World Premiere at the Manhattan Theatre Club in May 2012 leading to Matt being cited as “Britain’s fastest rising young playwright” by the New York Times. His new play The Machine, will premiere at the Manchester International Festival in June 2013, before being staged at the Armory in New York.
Matt is currently writing a screenplay for Universal/Working Title Film, and also for Sony Films and Roland Emmerich, as well as two original drama series for the BBC.