Martin Crimp is a modern British playwright. Born on February the 14th of 1956, in the city of Dartford, in Kent, Great Britain, he went on to write over a dozen plays and more-or-less seven translations of plays. His playwriting career began in the early 1980s and has continued until the present day. Martin Crimp's Attempts on her Life premiered at the Royal Court in 1997 and was recently given a new production by Katie Mitchell at the National Theatre. Their previous collaborations include The Country and Face to the Wall at the Royal Court and The Seagull (National). Martin Crimp also created the new translation of Rhinoceros for the Royal Court.