Abi Morgan


Award-winning playwright and screenwriter Abi Morgan is well-known to theatre goers and lovers of television and the cinema.

Her plays include Skinned, Sleeping Around, Splendour (Paines Plough); Tiny Dynamite (Traverse); Tender (Hampstead Theatre);.Fugee (National Theatre), 27 (National Theatre of Scotland), Love Song (Frantic Assembly) and The Mistress Contract (Royal Court Theatre). Her television work includes My Fragile Heart, Murder, Sex Traffic, Tsunami – The Aftermath, White Girl, Royal Wedding, Birdsong, The Hour, River and The Split. She is currently writing a new series for Netflix.

Film writing credits include Brick Lane, Iron Lady, Shame, The Invisible Woman, Suffragette. Awards for her film and TV work include Baftas and an Emmy.

Abi is also now an author, having recently published, This is Not a Pity Memoir, which is a Sunday Times bestseller. The book tells the story of her husband, Jacob, when he develops Anti-NMDAR encephalitis, the impact his illness has on their family, as well as Abi’s own illness.

Dr Ava Easton and Abi Morgan discussed the book and much more via our Encephalitis Podcast. 


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