Anya Reiss

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Anya Reiss

Photograph: Emma Bullivant

Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Jennifer Thomas

Anya's debut play, SPUR OF THE MOMENT opened at the Royal Court Theatre in July 2010.  Since then Anya has won the Most Promising Playwright Award at the 2010 Evening Standard Awards, Best New Play at the 2010 TMA Awards and Most Promising Playwright at the 2010 Critics' Circle Awards.

Anya was a core writer on EASTENDERS and has several projects in development. She is currently writing a screenplay for DNA/Film4, HANDSOME DEVILS, and is developing a TV idea for Mammoth TV. 

In Development

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UNTITLED

National Theatre

Full-length play commission

HANDSOME DEVILS

DNA / Film4

Screenplay

Television

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EASTENDERS (2013-2016)

BBC

Core writer from 2013 onwards
26 x 30'

Theatre

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UNCLE VANYA

2014

Jagged Fence Productions at St James Theatre

Dir. Russell Bolam
New adaptation of the play by Anton Chekhov
Published by Oberon Books

THREE SISTERS

2014

Jagged Fence Productions and Tarento Productions at the Southwark Playhouse (The Large)

Dir. Russell Bolam
New adaptation of the play by Anton Chekhov
Published by Oberon Books

SPRING AWAKENING

2014

Headlong Theatre / West Yorkshire Playhouse / Nuffield Theatre

Dir. Ben Kidd
New adaptation of the play by Frank Wedekind
Published by Oberon Books

FORTY-FIVE MINUTES

2013

National Theatre / NT Connections 2013

Published by Methuen Drama (as part of NT Connections 2013 collected works)

THE SEAGULL

2012

Southwark Playhouse / Jagged Fence Productions Ltd

Dir. Russell Bolam
New adaptation of the play by Anton Chekhov
Published by Oberon Books

SIXTY-SIX BOOKS

2011

Bush Theatre

Segment: TITUS SERMON (in response to TITUS) as part of SIXTY-SIX BOOKS performance cycle
Published by Oberon Books

THE ACID TEST

2011

Royal Court Theatre - Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

Dir. Simon Godwin
Published by Oberon Books

SPUR OF THE MOMENT

2010

Royal Court Theatre - Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

Dir. Jeremy Herrin
* Winner of Best New Play at 2010 TMA Awards
* Winner of Charles Wintour Most Promising Playwright Award at 2011 Evening Standard Theatre Awards
* Winner of Most Promising Playwright at 2010 Critics' Circle Awards
Published by Oberon Books

Other

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DIRECTING WORK

24 Hour Plays: Heroines

2015

National Theatre

Directed by Anya Reiss
Written by Rachel De-lahay