Rebecca Prichard

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Rebecca Prichard (born 1971) is English author and playwright, and one of the major contributors to the In-yer-face theatre movement.


Prichard studied drama at Exeter University and in 1994, went on to her playwriting debut in 1994 in the Royal Court Young Writer's festival. In 1998 she was presented with the Critics' Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright.[1] Her play Essex Girls is regarded by playwright Mark Ravenhill as one of the best post-Top Girls all female plays.[2]

Selected works[edit]

  • Charged
  • Futures
  • Fair Game
  • Yard Gal
  • Essex Girls


  1. ^ "Grammar, Style, and Usage".
  2. ^ Aston, Elaine 2003, Feminist views on the English stage: women playwright, Cambridge University Press