JOANNA MURRAY-SMITH’s plays have been produced throughout Australia and all over the world, including Honour which had a public reading with Meryl Streep and was produced on Broadway in 1998, the National Theatre, London, in 2003, and on the West End with Dame Diana Rigg in 2005. Other plays include Rockabye, Ninety, Bombshells, Rapture, Nightfall, Redemption, Love Child, Atlanta and Flame, many of which have been translated into other languages and adapted for radio. In 2008 her play The Female of the Species was produced on the West End. The same year her adaptation of Bergman’s Scenes from a Marriage was directed by Sir Trevor Nunn in 2008 at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry. She has won many awards, including the Victorian Premier’s Award for Best New Play (Honour and Rapture) and in 2008 The Female of the Species was nominated for an Olivier Award. Her novels include Truce and Judgement Rock, both published by Penguin Australia, and Sunnyside, published by Penguin Australia and Viking in the UK.