Bathsheba Doran's most recent play Kin was produced at Playwrights Horizons this spring to critical acclaim. Other plays include Parents' Evening, Ben and the Magic Paintbrush, Living Room in Africa, Nest, and adaptations of Dickens' Great Expectations, Maeterlinck's The Blind and Ibsen's Peer Gynt. She is currently adapting The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency as a feature for HBO Films; and writing on Season Two of the acclaimed Martin Scorsese/HBO series Boardwalk Empire. She is currently a story editor on Smash for NBC. Ms. Doran moved to the United States on a Fulbright Scholarship in 2000, after working as a TV sketch comedy writer in England. She received her B.A. from Cambridge University, her M.F.A. from Columbia University and went on to become a playwriting fellow at Juilliard. She is a recipient of a Helen Merill Award, and under commission from Atlantic Theater and Playwrights Horizons. Her work is available from Samuel French and Playscripts Inc. She lives in New York City.