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Zinnie Harris Interview
Sat 22 April 2017, 15:00 – 16:00 BST
The second event of Spy Week 2017's Spies on TV afternoon, is an interview with acclaimed playwright, screenwriter and theatre director, Zinnie Harris regarding her work on the BBC One Drama Series Spooks. Her most recent plays include This Restless House (Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, 2016), winner of Best New Play at the Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland 2016 and How to Hold Your Breath (Royal Court Theatre, 2015), winner of the Berwin Lee Award 2015. Zinnie is currently under commission to the Royal Court, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre. She has been the Associate Director at the Traverse Theatre since spring 2015. She has also written for television and radio, with two 90 minute dramas for Channel 4 called Born with Two Mothers and Richard is my Boyfriend. She was lead writer on the series Partners in Crime for Endor / BBC 1 (broadcast in 2015), starring Jessica Raine and David Walliams and which was based on the Agatha Christie novels Tommy and Tuppence.