Alexis Zegerman became Pearson Writer-in-Residence at Hampstead Theatre, London, in 2007, where she is also under commission. She joined the Royal Court Young Writers' Programme in 2001. Her play Killing Brando received a public reading at the Young Vic as part of Paines Plough's Wild Lunch in 2004, and was later produced at Oran Mor in Glasgow for their 'A Play, a Pie and a Pint' season. Short plays include I Ran the World for the Royal Court/Flight 5065, and Noise at Soho Theatre, London (winner of the Westminster Prize for New Playwriting 2003). Her plays for BBC Radio 4 include Ronnie Gecko (Richard Imison Award nomination), Are You Sure?, The Singing Butler, Jump and DeIa Vu (a joint production with ARTE, France), and the comedy series School Runs. Alexis is also an actress, working both on stage and screen.