Jack Thorne

Jack’s plays for the stage include Bunny (Underbelly, Edinburgh, 2010; Soho, 2011); 2nd May 1997 (Bush, 2009); When You Cure Me (Bush, 2005; Radio 3’s Drama on Three, 2006); Fanny and Faggot (Pleasance, Edinburgh, 2004 and 2007; Finborough, 2007; English Theatre of Bruges, 2007; Trafalgar Studios, 2007); and Stacy (Tron, 2006; Arcola, 2007; Trafalgar Studios, 2007). His radio plays include Left at the Angel (Radio 4, 2007), an adaptation of The Hunchback of Notre Dame (2009), and an original play People Snogging in Public Places (Radio 3’s Wire slot, 2009). He was a core writer in all three series of Skins (E4, Channel 4, BBC America), writing five episodes. His other TV writing includes The Fades, Shameless, Cast-Offs and the thirty-minute drama The Spastic King. He wrote the short film A Supermarket Love Song (shown at Sundance, 2006), and the feature film The Scouting Book for Boys, directed by Tom Harper (Film4, Celador and Screeneast, 2009), which won him the Star of London Best Newcomer Award at the London Film Festival 2009.