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Bathsheba Doran

BATHSHEBA DORAN's other plays include Parents' Evening, Ben and the Magic Paintbrush, Living Room in Africa, Nest and adaptations of Dickens's Great Expectations, Maeterlinck's The Blind and Ibsen's Peer Gynt. She is currently adapting The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency as a feature for HBO Films; and is writing on Season Two of the acclaimed Martin Scorsese/HBO series Boardwalk Empire. Ms. Doran moved to the United States on a Fulbright Scholarship in 2000, after working as a TV sketch comedy writer in England. She received her B.A. from Cambridge University, her M.F.A. from Columbia University, and went on to become a playwriting fellow at Juilliard. She is a recipient of a Helen Merrill Award, and under commission from Atlantic Theater and Playwrights Horizons. Her work is available from Samuel French and Playscripts Inc. She lives in New York City.

In Conversation

MAKING KIN: Bathsheba Doran with Jenny Schwartz

JENNY: It’s supposed to be 1,800 words. BASH: Wow. JENNY: How long is that?


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2023

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