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Ben Power

Ben Power is a playwright, screenwriter and Associate of the National Theatre.


For the National Theatre: London Tide, The Lehman Trilogy (also West End, Broadway and international tour), Husbands and Sons, Medea and Emperor and Galilean

Other theatre includes: A Tender Thing for the RSC; Six Characters in Search for an Author, Faustus and Paradise Lost for Headlong; and dramaturgy on A Disappearing Number for Complicité


The Hollow Crown


Munich: The Edge of War


A Disappearing Number


The Lehman Trilogy – Tony Award, Outer Critics’ Circle Award, Olivier Award nomination and Evening Standard Award nomination

A Disappearing Number – Olivier Award, Evening Standard Award and Critics’ Circle Award

The Hollow Crown – Broadcasting Press Guild Awards and BAFTA nominations

Munich: The Edge of War – Writers’ Guild Award


Ben Power was Deputy Artistic Director of the National Theatre from 2014 to 2019 and prior to this, he was Associate Director for Headlong.


(Published April 2024.)