Jack Thorne

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About the Author

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Jack Thorne is an English screenwriter and playwright. Born in Bristol, England, he has written for radio, theatre and film. He has won five BAFTA awards: Best Mini-Series for This Is England '88, Best Drama Series for The Fades, Best Single for Don’t Take My Baby, Best Serial for This Is England '90 and Best Original Series for National Treasure.

Thorne is also the writer of the stage play for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, based on an original story by Thorne, J.K. Rowling and John Tiffany, which won the Olivier Award for Best New Play in 2017 and the 2018 Tony Award for Best Play.