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Occupation  Playwright
Plays  Spur of the Moment
Role  Playwright
Name  Anya Reiss
Nationality  British

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Born  November 27, 1991 (age 24) Camberwell, London (1991-11-27)
Awards  Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright

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Anya Reiss (born 1991 in London) is a British playwright.


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The youngest writer to have a play staged in London, a graduate of the Royal Court's Young Writers Programme, she had her first play Spur of the Moment staged there in the Upstairs Jerwood Theatre in July 2010, directed by Jeremy Herrin. The play went on to win the 2010 TMA Award for Best New Play; the Evening Standard and the Critics' Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright.

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Her second play The Acid Test was staged in 2011, again at the Royal Court Theatre; it was directed by Simon Godwin.

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In 2012, she adapted Chekhov's The Seagull for Southwark Playhouse. She also wrote a play for the National Theatre's Connections season called Forty Five Minutes.

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In 2014, so far she has written fourteen episodes of EastEnders.

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  • Uncle Vanya (2014) St. James Theatre, adapted from Anton Chekhov, directed by Russell Bolam
  • Spring Awakening (2014) Headlong / West Yorkshire Playhouse / Nuffield, adapted from Frank Wedekind
  • Three Sisters (2014) Southwark Playhouse, adapted from Anton Chekhov
  • Forty Five Minutes (2013) The Shed at National Theatre
  • The Seagull (2012) Southwark Playhouse, adapted from Anton Chekhov
  • The Acid Test (2011) Royal Court Theatre, upstairs theatre, directed by Simon Godwin
  • Spur of the Moment (2010) Royal Court Theatre, upstairs theatre, directed by Jeremy Herrin
  • References

    Anya Reiss Wikipedia