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David Eldridge

Writer

Described as a “a poet of the east end overspill” by The Observer, David Eldridge is widely regarded as one of the prominent playwriting voices of his generation, whose productions have premiered across the UK at venues including The National, The Royal Court, The Royal Exchange and The Donmar.

Television credits include the The Scandalous Lady W for BBC 2,  and Our Hidden Lives, a BBC adaption of the Simon Garfield novel.

Credits

THEATRE
Date: 2014
Production (role):
HOLY WARRIORS
Company:
Shakespeare’s Globe
Date: 2012
Production (role):
IN BASILDON
Company:
Royal Court
Date: 2012
Production (role):
MISS JULIE
Company:
Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester
Project details:
New version of the play by August Strindberg
Date: 2011
Production (role):
THE STOCK DA'WA
Company:
Hampstead Theatre
Date: 2011
Production (role):
Something, Someone, Somewhere
Company:
Sixty Six Project / Bush Theatre
Date: 2011
Production (role):
THE KNOT OF THE HEART
Company:
Almedia Theatre
Date: 2010
Production (role):
A THOUSAND STARS EXPLODE IN THE SKY
Company:
Lyric Hammersmith
Project details:
Written with Simon Stephens and Robert Holman
Date: 2010
Production (role):
THE LADY FROM THE SEA
Company:
Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester
Date: 2009
Production (role):
BABYLONE
Company:
Belgrade Theatre Coventry
Project details:
Adaptation of the play Rue de Babylone by Jean-Marie Besset
Date: 2007
Production (role):
JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN
Company:
Donmar Warehouse
Project details:
New version of a play by Henrik Ibsen
Date: 2006
Production (role):
MARKET BOY
Company:
NATIONAL THEATRE
Date: 2006
Production (role):
THE WILD DUCK
Company:
Donmar Warehouse
Project details:
New version of the Henrik Ibsen play
Date: 2005
Production (role):
FESTEN
Company:
Almeida / Lyric West End / Broadway
Project details:
Winner of the 2005 Theatregoers Choice Award for Best New Play
Date: 2005
Production (role):
INCOMPLETE AND RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS
Company:
Royal Court
Date: 2004
Production (role):
M.A.D (Mutual Assured Destruction)
Company:
Bush Theatre
Date: 2000
Production (role):
UNDER THE BLUE SKY
Company:
Royal Court / Duke Of York's Theatre
Project details:
Winner of the Time Out Live Award 2001 for Best New Play in the West End

Winner the 2009 Theatregoers Choice Award for Best New Play
Date: 1999
Production (role):
FALLING
Company:
Hampstead Theatre
Date: 1997
Production (role):
SUMMER BEGINS
Company:
Donmar Warehouse
Date: 1996
Production (role):
A WEEK WITH TONY
Company:
Finborough Theatre
Date: 1996
Production (role):
DIRTY
Company:
Theatre Royal Stratford East
Date: 1996
Production (role):
THANKS MUM
Company:
Red Room Battersea Arts Centre
Date: 1996
Production (role):
SERVING IT UP
Company:
Bush Theatre
Date: 1995
Production (role):
FIGHTING FOR BREATH
Company:
Finborough Theatre
Date: 1995
Production (role):
CABBAGE FOR, TEA, TEA, TEA!
Company:
Platform 4 Exeter
TELEVISION
Date: 2015
Production (role):
THE SCANDALOUS LADY W
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Starring Natalie Dormer
Date: 2005
Production (role):
Our Hidden Lives
Company:
BBC
Project details:
TV Movie adaptation of the Simon Garfield Novel

Directed By Michael Samuels
RADIO
Production (role):
MICHAEL AND ME: STRATFORD, ILFORD, ROMFORD AND ALL THE STATIONS TO SHENFIELD
Company:
BBC
Production (role):
FESTEN
Company:
BBC
Production (role):
THE PICTURE MAN
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Winner of the Prix Europa Best European Radio Drama 2008
Production (role):
LIKE MINDED PEOPLE
Company:
BBC
Production (role):
THE SECRET BRIEF
Company:
BBC

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): HOLY WARRIORS
    Company: Shakespeare’s Globe
    Project details:
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): IN BASILDON
    Company: Royal Court
    Project details:
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): MISS JULIE
    Company: Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester
    Project details: New version of the play by August Strindberg
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): THE STOCK DA'WA
    Company: Hampstead Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): Something, Someone, Somewhere
    Company: Sixty Six Project / Bush Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): THE KNOT OF THE HEART
    Company: Almedia Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): A THOUSAND STARS EXPLODE IN THE SKY
    Company: Lyric Hammersmith
    Project details: Written with Simon Stephens and Robert Holman
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): THE LADY FROM THE SEA
    Company: Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester
    Project details:
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): BABYLONE
    Company: Belgrade Theatre Coventry
    Project details: Adaptation of the play Rue de Babylone by Jean-Marie Besset
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN
    Company: Donmar Warehouse
    Project details: New version of a play by Henrik Ibsen
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): MARKET BOY
    Company: NATIONAL THEATRE
    Project details:
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): THE WILD DUCK
    Company: Donmar Warehouse
    Project details: New version of the Henrik Ibsen play
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): FESTEN
    Company: Almeida / Lyric West End / Broadway
    Project details: Winner of the 2005 Theatregoers Choice Award for Best New Play
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): INCOMPLETE AND RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS
    Company: Royal Court
    Project details:
  • Date: 2004
    Production (role): M.A.D (Mutual Assured Destruction)
    Company: Bush Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2000
    Production (role): UNDER THE BLUE SKY
    Company: Royal Court / Duke Of York's Theatre
    Project details: Winner of the Time Out Live Award 2001 for Best New Play in the West End

    Winner the 2009 Theatregoers Choice Award for Best New Play
  • Date: 1999
    Production (role): FALLING
    Company: Hampstead Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 1997
    Production (role): SUMMER BEGINS
    Company: Donmar Warehouse
    Project details:
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): A WEEK WITH TONY
    Company: Finborough Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): DIRTY
    Company: Theatre Royal Stratford East
    Project details:
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): THANKS MUM
    Company: Red Room Battersea Arts Centre
    Project details:
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): SERVING IT UP
    Company: Bush Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): FIGHTING FOR BREATH
    Company: Finborough Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): CABBAGE FOR, TEA, TEA, TEA!
    Company: Platform 4 Exeter
    Project details:
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): THE SCANDALOUS LADY W
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Starring Natalie Dormer
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): Our Hidden Lives
    Company: BBC
    Project details: TV Movie adaptation of the Simon Garfield Novel

    Directed By Michael Samuels
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): MICHAEL AND ME: STRATFORD, ILFORD, ROMFORD AND ALL THE STATIONS TO SHENFIELD
    Company: BBC
    Project details:
  • Production (role): FESTEN
    Company: BBC
    Project details:
  • Production (role): THE PICTURE MAN
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Winner of the Prix Europa Best European Radio Drama 2008
  • Production (role): LIKE MINDED PEOPLE
    Company: BBC
    Project details:
  • Production (role): THE SECRET BRIEF
    Company: BBC
    Project details:
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