Nina Raine
Nina Raine

2018 Finalist


Synopsis: Why is Justice blind? Is she impartial? Or is she blinkered? Friends take opposing briefs in a rape case. The key witness is a woman whose life seems a world away from theirs. At home, their own lives begin to unravel as every version of the truth is challenged.

Cast Breakdown: 4 Women / 3 Men

Agent: St John Donald at United Agents

Play service: Nick Hern Books

Bio: Nina began her career as a trainee director at the Royal Court under the Regional Young Theatre Director Scheme.

Theatre writing credits include: Consent (National Theatre), Tribes (Drama Desk Award, Olivier Award Best New Play nomination), Tiger Country, The Drunks (Adaptation) and Rabbit (Evening Standard and Critic’s Circle Awards for most promising playwright).

Theatre directing credits include: Donkey Heart (Old Red Lion/Trafalgar Studios) Longing (Hampstead Theatre); Jumpy (Royal Court/Duke of York’s Theatre); Tiger Country (Hampstead Theatre); Shades (Royal Court Theatre Upstairs – Critic’s Circle and Evening Standard Awards for Most Promising Newcomer); Rabbit (Old Red Lion/Trafalgar Studios/Brits off Broadway Festival); Unprotected (Liverpool Everyman/Traverse Theatre – Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award and TMA Best Director Award); Vermillion Dream (Salisbury Playhouse); Eskimo Sisters (Southwark Playhouse).

Television credits include: Mistresses (The Finale)

Radio Credits include: Alan Howard Reads