Adam Brace

Writer/Director

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Adam Brace

Photograph: Bill Knight

Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Rose Cobbe
Assistant: Abigail Darling

Adam was born in London in 1980.  He studied Writing for Performance (MA) at Goldsmiths.

His first full length play, STOVEPIPE, transferred to London in collaboration with the National Theatre and the Bush.

His second full length play, THEY DRINK IT IN THE CONGO, is being produced by the Almeida Theatre in 2016.

Shorter plays include MIDNIGHT YOUR TIME, a one-woman show for Diana Quick; THE FOUR STAGES OF CRUELTY, a co-written piece based on Hogarth’s engravings; TAKING PART, a response to the Olympics at The Criterion Theatre.

His first script for film, BEST, won the 2013 Sundance London Short Film contest and was officially selected for Sundance Festival 2014 in Utah.

Adam is an Associate Director at the Nuffield Theatre, Southampton and a Writer-in–Residence in the English Department at the University of Southampton. 

He also regularly works in Live Comedy and Fringe Theatre as a Director and Script Editor.

http://www.adambrace.co.uk/

 

 

In Development

ProductionCompanyNotes
2016

Almeida Theatre

COMMISSION (ADAPTATION)

Donmar Warehouse

Film

ProductionCompanyNotes

BEST

2013

Writer
Winner: 2013 Sundance London Short Film contest and Official Selection Sundance USA 2014
Dir. William Oldroyd

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

AS A WRITER

SOAP OPERA

2013

Royal Court

Part of OPEN COURT;
Dir. Ola Animashawun

TAKING PART

2012

Criterion Theatre

Dir. Charlotte Gwinner

DECADE

2011

Headlong

Short play commissioned by Rupert Goold and Robert Icke

MIDNIGHT YOUR TIME

2011

High Tide/Edinburgh Festival

Dir. Michael Longhurst

THE FOUR STAGES OF CRUELTY

2011

simple8/Arcola

Co-written with Sebastian Armesto with Simple8

STOVEPIPE

2009

HighTide with National Theatre and Bush Theatre

Dir. Michael Longhurst

A REAL HUMANE PERSON WHO CARES AND ALL THAT

2008

Edinburgh Festival/Arcola Theatre

Dir. Jamie Harper

AS A DIRECTOR

Ahir Shah: DISTANT

2015

Avalon Productions

Stand Up Comedy

Alex Edelman: EVERYTHING HANDED TO YOU

2015

Phil McIntyre/Pleasance

Stand Up Comedy

MASSIVE DAD

2015

Pleasance Theatre

Sketch Comedy

ALEX EDELMAN: MILLENNIAL

2014

Phil McIntyre/Pleasance

Stand Up Comedy

ALFIE BROWN: DIVORCED FROM REALITY (AND MY WIFE)

2014

PBJ Management / Pleasance

Stand Up Comedy

SOPHIE WU IS MINGING, SHE LOOKS LIKE SHE'S DEAD

2014

Soho Theatre Productions

Theatre
As Director and Dramaturg

WITTANK: OLD SCHOOL SECRETS

2014

Pleasance/Avalon Promotions

Sketch Comedy

WITTANK: THE SCHOOL

2013

Pleasance/Avalon Promotions

Sketch Comedy

JIMMY MCGHIE'S DELUSIONS OF CANDOUR

2013

Pleasance/Avalon Promotions

Stand Up Comedy

FRAN MOULDS: SIGNIFICANT HUMAN ERROR

2012

Avalon Promotions/Underbelly Pasture

Character Comedy (also Script Editor)

JIMMY McGHIE'S ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

2011

Pleasance/Avalon Promotions

Stand Up Comedy

FRAN MOULDS: CURTAINS

2011

3 Sisters/Avalon Promotions

Character Comedy

THE FOUR STAGES OF CRUELTY

2011

simple8/Arcola

Theatre.
Co-directed with Sebastian Armesto.

JIMMY MCGHIE'S THE ALL POWERFUL WARRIOR

2010

Pleasance/Avalon Promotions

Stand Up Comedy

JOLLIE: ABREAST OF CULTURE

2009

Underbelly

Musical Sketch Comedy

JIMMY McGHIE'S NORTHERN MEETING

2009

Gilded Balloon/Avalon Promotions

Stand Up Comedy

BECAUSE IT'S THERE

Underbelly

Theatre