SUZANNE HEATHCOTE

SUZANNE HEATHCOTE

Latecomer

Suzanne is a British writer and actor based in the United States. Her writing career began at the Royal Court Theatre, where she attended the Young Writers Program and Advanced Writers Group. Her first play Concrete Fairgrounds was selected as part of the Royal Court Young Writers Festival and The New Year New Futures Festival at the Traverse Theatre. Since then, other works include Plot 10 (Heat & Light, Hampstead Theatre), Unspoken (Factory Theatre & BBC Audio), Taken (BBC Radio Drama), So. (LabRats New York), I Saw My Neighbor on the Train and I Didn’t Even Smile (New Neighborhood & BTG; Redtwist Theatre, Chicago). Suzanne’s work has been developed internationally by Nabokov Theatre, The Bush, Drywrite, The Great Plains Theatre Conference, New York Stage and Film, Interplay Australia, SPACE on Ryder Farm, IAMA Theatre, Labyrinth Theater Company, and The Atlantic Theater. She has been a recipient of the New York Stage and Film Founders Award, the BBC Carleton Hobbs Award, a resident playwright for The Working Farm at SPACE on Ryder Farm, and a member of the Ars Nova Play Group. Suzanne is currently under commission for a UK stage adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel, Never Let Me Go. For television Suzanne has been a writer/producer for several dramas in development at HBO, was an Executive Story Editor for AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead, is a writer/producer for Steven Knight’s project for Apple TV, and is developing a pilot with Freeform. Suzanne is a proud member of New Neighborhood, and is exceptionally bloody excited to be writing the film adaptation of her play I Saw My Neighbor on the Trainfor the company.