Laurie Nunn is an English screenwriter and playwright best known for creating the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education.

Laurie Nunn
BornMay 1986[1]
OccupationScreenwriter, playwright
GenreTheatre, television
ParentTrevor Nunn (father)

Nunn was born in London, England, to British theatre director Trevor Nunn and Australian actress Sharon Lee-Hill.[2] At age 14 she moved to Australia.[2] She received a BA in Film and Television from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2007 and an MA in screenwriting at the National Film and Television School in England in 2012.[3] In 2017, she was short-listed for the Bruntwood Prize for King Brown, her first full-length play.[4]


  1. ^ "Laurie Alexandra NUNN".
  2. ^ a b Nicholson, Rebecca (27 April 2020). "Sex Education creator Laurie Nunn: 'You can't make sex scenes flowery!'". The Guardian. Retrieved 22 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Laurie Nunn".
  4. ^ "Meet 2017 short-list Laurie Nunn".

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