Mike is a multi-award winning playwright and screenwriter. Series two of DOCTOR FOSTER aired on BBC in 2017 as did his adaptation of his stage play KING CHARLES III.

He was Associate Playwright at Paines Plough, Writer-In-Residence at the National Theatre, and Pearson Playwright in Residence at The Royal Court Theatre.

His play KING CHARLES III won Critic’s Circle Award for Best New Play, Olivier Award for Best New Play and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best New Play. LOVE LOVE LOVE won Best New Play in the 2011 Theatre Awards UK, COCK won an Olivier Award in 2010 for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, he won the Writer’s Guild Tinniswood and Imison prizes for NOT TALKING, and the Old Vic New Voices Award for ARTEFACTS.

His television series The Town was nominated for a BAFTA for Breakthrough Talent. DOCTOR FOSTER also earned BAFTA nominations (Radio Times Audience Award, Best Mini Series, Best Leading Actress – Suranne Jones (win). Bartlett won Outstanding Newcomer for British Television Writing at the British Screenwriters’Awards 2016 for DOCTOR FOSTER.

Mike wrote SNOWFLAKE in 2018, which was the Old Fire Station’s Christmas show that year and transferred to the Kiln Theatre in 2019.