Awards & Winners

Michael Wynne

Date of Birth 03-August-1972
Place of Birth Birkenhead
(Merseyside, England, United Kingdom)
Nationality United Kingdom
Profession Playwright, Screenwriter
Michael Wynne is an English playwright born in Birkenhead on 3 August 1972. While reading for a Politics degree in London, he entered a competition for new young writers run by the Royal Court Theatre. He won this with his first play The Knocky - an award-winning comedy, set on a Birkenhead council estate. It was produced at the Royal Court in 1995 and subsequently performed at Liverpool's Everyman Theatre in 1997. In 2010, Wynne won the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy for The Priory. In 2011, Wynne wrote the BBC Christmas show, Lapland. A series was later announced, entitled Being Eileen, again written by Wynne, which began to air on 4 February 2013. Plays and television include: 1995 – The Knocky – The Royal Court Theatre 1997 – Too Cold For Snow – The Prada Foundation 1999 – Sell Out – Frantic Assembly 2000 – The Boy Who Left Home – Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith 2002 – The People Are Friendly – The Royal Court Theatre 2005 – Dirty Wonderland – Frantic Assembly 2009 – Tits/Teeth – Soho Theatre 2009 – The Priory – The Royal Court Theatre 2010 – Rough Cuts – The Royal Court Theatre 2011, 2013— Being Eileen, BBC comedy-drama. 2012 – Canvas – Minerva Theatre, Chichester

Awards by Michael Wynne

Check all the awards nominated and won by Michael Wynne.


Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy
Honored for : The Priory

Nominations 2010 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy The Priory