Lucy Prebble is a writer for film, television, games and theatre. Her last play, THE EFFECT, a study of love and neuroscience, was performed at the National Theatre and won the Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Play. Previously to that she wrote ENRON (2010), a hugely successful piece about the infamous corporate fraud which transferred to the West End and Broadway after sell-out runs at both the Royal Court and Chichester Festival Theatre. Her first play, THE SUGAR SYNDROME (2003) won her the George Devine Award and was performed at the Royal Court.
Lucy is also an Associate Artist at the Old Vic Theatre.
For television, she is the creator of the TV series Secret Diary of a Call Girl which aired on ITV and Showtime and has just made a pilot TV episode for HBO starring Sarah Silverman. She is Co-Executive Producer and writer on HBO’s media mogul drama, Succession.
Lucy is fascinated by new technology and where it meets the arts. She wrote a weekly Tech column for the Observer newspaper and was Head Scene Writer for Bungie’s massive first person shooter game, Destiny. She has also participated in a review of the creative industries on behalf of the British Labour Party and advised them on creative and digital arts.
For comedy, Lucy has written for Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (BBC, 2017) and appeared on the TV show as a guest.
She is now working on a new TV series starring Billie Piper.
Lucy is represented in the US by UTA.
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