Tom Morton-Smith

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Film, TV & Theatre

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Film, TV & Theatre

Tom Morton-Smith is a playwright and screenwriter.

His 2015 play, Oppenheimer, charting the life of J Robert Oppenheimer and the development of the atomic bomb, was written for the Royal Shakespeare Company, and opened at the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, before transferring to the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. The play received its American premiere in Los Angeles in October 2018 in a production by Rogue Machine Theatre.

Ravens: Spassky vs. Fischer, a Cold War thriller set during the 1972 World Chess Championship, opened at the Hampstead Theatre in November 2019.

The Earthworks appeared at The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, in May and June 2017. It appeared as part of the Royal Shakespeare Company's Mischief Festival and was directed by the RSC's Deputy Artistic Director, Erica Whyman. His debut play, Salt Meets Wound, opened at Theatre503 in May 2007. Everyday Maps for Everyday Use was staged at the Finborough Theatre as part of the PapaTango New Writing Festival 2012. In Doggerland toured nationally in 2013.

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PSYCHODRAMA

2020

Drama Republic

Original series

Theatre

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2019

Hampstead Theatre

Dir. Annabelle Comyn

OPPENHEIMER

2018

Rogue Machine

Dir: John Perrin Flynn. American premiere

EARTHWORKS

2017

RSC

Writer

2015

Vaudeville Theatre

Dir: Angus Jackson

2015

Royal Shakespeare Company

Dir: Angus Jackson

2013

Box of Tricks/UK Tour

Dir. Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder

2012

Finborough Theatre

Second Place: Papatango Festival

IN DOGGERLAND

2011

Theatre503: LabFest

Dir: Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder

VENISON

2010

Yellowtale Theatre/The Hawth, Crawley

Dir. Robin Belfield

BLUNDERBUSS

2009

The Theatre, Chipping Norton

A collaboration with composer Jon Nicholls. Dir. Anna Tolputt.

EVERYDAY MAPS FOR EVERYDAY USE

2009

Old Vic

Rehearsed Reading. Dir. Derek Bond.

UNCERTAINTY

2008

Sincera Productions/Latitude Festival

Dir. John Terry

THE HYGIENE HYPOTHESIS

2007

Sincera Productions/Latitude Festival

Dir. John Terry

SALT MEETS WOUND

2007

Theatre 503

Dir. Paul Robinson

Film

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THE AMERICAN WAR

2017

Ink Factory

Screenplay/adaptation

Radio

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FLESH

2009

BBC Radio 7

Dir. Abigail le Fleming