Lucinda Coxon was born in Derby in 1962. She has written plays for and worked with writers' groups at a number of theatres including Loose Exchange Theatre Co., the Royal Court, Tricycle, Cockpit and Bush Theatres. Waiting at the Water's Edge has been performed at the Bush Theatre as well as the Ohio Theatre Space in New York. Made in Wales produced the play in Wales in 1995. Her stage adaptation of Tarjei Vessaa's novel, The Ice Palace, was commissioned by the Royal National Theatre in 1994. Lucinda has also written a single drama for the BBC - Eddie's Proposal - and two feature screenplays: Spaghetti Show and Lily and the Secret Planting.