However it is as a playwright that he has really made his mark. Cartwright's very first play, Road, won a number of awards before being adapted for TV and broadcast by the BBC.
He is probably best known for the film Little Voice, whose cast included Jane Horrocks, Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor, Brenda Blethyn and Jim Broadbent. The script was based on his play, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, which he wrote for Jane Horrocks - first performed at the Royal National Theatre in 1992.
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