Joe Penhall

Previous Royal Court Productions

  • Birthday Party

    A Development Fundraising Event…

  • Haunted Child

    A small boy is driving his mother to distraction - waking at night, hearing phantom noises and fixating on his absent father. When he glimpses a...…

  • Pale Horse

  • Some Voices

Joe Penhall elsewhere on Royal Court

  • History

    was young, angry and noisy. Sarah Kane, Joe Penhall, Jez Butterworth, Anthony Neilson, Martin McDonagh and Mark Ravenhill wrote visceral plays, which…

  • Dominic Cooke

    Martin Sperr (both Gate); The Bullet by Joe Penhall (Donmar); Afore Night Come by David Rudkin; Entertaining Mr Sloane by Joe Orton (both Clwyd); The…

  • Ian Rickson

    Howard Korder; Pale Horse and Some Voices by Joe Penhall; Ashes and Sand by Judy Upton; Killers by Adam Pernak; Sab by Michael Cook; Wildfire by Jona…

  • Royal Court Theatre Announces Autumn Season

    play JUMPY directed by Nina Raine. • Joe Penhall’s HAUNTED CHILD is directed by Jeremy Herrin. • Dominic Cooke directs David Eldridge’s Roy…

  • Royal Court Theatre Announces New Spring/Summer 2012 Season

    Bartlett, David Eldridge, Nick Payne and Joe Penhall, new plays from first-time writers Luke Norris and Hayley Squires as part of the Young Writers F…

  • Sam Taylor-Wood shoots exclusive pictures for Haunted Child

    exclusive pictures for the Royal Court for Joe Penhall’s new play Haunted Child, starring Ben Daniels and Sophie Okonedo. The play, which preview…

  • Kate Horton to join National Theatre in Spring 2012

    Martin Crimp, David Eldridge, David Hare, Joe Penhall, Mark Ravenhill, Wallace Shawn, Simon Stephens and Roy Williams. International productions h…

  • Lisa Dillon and Stephen Mangan in Birthday by Joe Penhall

    they await the arrival of their new baby in Joe Penhall’s new play Birthday at the Royal Court Theatre from 22 June to 4 August (Press night 28 Jun…

  • Playwrights' Playwrights at the Duke of York's Theatre

    Speed the Plow by David Mamet, directed by Joe Penhall, which inspired a full West End production directed by Peter Gill and starring Patrick Marber.…

  • Free July desktop calendar

    accompany our current production of Birthday by Joe Penhall (22 June – 4 Aug), here is your free desktop wallpaper (background), complete with …

  • JOE PENHALL’S BIRTHDAY TO EXTEND AT ROYAL COURT THEATRE

    JOE PENHALL’S BIRTHDAY TO EXTEND AT ROYAL COURT THEATRE Joe Penhall’s new play Birthday, which features Stephen Mangan as Ed – a pregnant…

  • Vicky Featherstone announces Summer 2013 at Royal Court

    Tanika Gupta, Terry Johnson, Dennis Kelly, Joe Penhall, Penelope Skinner, Simon Stephens and Roy Williams. “Sitting at the same table as a pl…

  • Dominic Cooke Awarded CBE

    Martin Crimp, David Eldridge, David Hare, Joe Penhall, Mark Ravenhill, Wallace Shawn, Simon Stephens and Roy Williams. …

  • Haunted Child

    Writer Joe Penhall, director Jeremy Herrin and actors Ben Daniels and Sophie Okonedo in discussion with the Royal Court’s Diversity Associate, …

  • Birthday

    Writer Joe Penhall, director Roger Michell and actors Louise Brealey, Lisa Dillon, Llewella Gideon and Stephen Mangan in discussion with the Royal Co…