Laura Wade’s first play "Limbo" was produced at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, when she was 18 years old. She later trained with the Royal Court Theatre’s Young Writers Programme in London, and was a Writer on Attachment at Soho Theatre. Plays include "Posh" (Royal Court Theatre), "Alice" (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield), "Other Hands" (Soho Theatre), "Colder Than Here" (Soho Theatre and MCC Theatre New York), "Breathing Corpses" (Royal Court Theatre), "Catch" (Royal Court Theatre, collectively-written with four other playwrights), "Young Emma" (Finborough Theatre), and "16 Winters" (Bristol Old Vic Basement). Awards include the Critics’ Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright, the Pearson Best Play Award and the George Devine Award. Laura Wade’s plays have also been performed in the USA, Australia, Ireland, Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands.