Alecky is a playwright and screenwriter who won a Time Out Award for her first play, Come Out Eli. In 2003, Alecky set up Recorded Delivery (Verbatim Theatre Company). The term 'recorded delivery' has now become synonymous with the verbatim technique she employs. In July 2009, Alecky's play The Girlfriend Experience transferred from the Royal Court to the Young Vic, and Do We Look Like Refugees? won a Fringe First Award at the Edinburgh Festival in 2010. Alecky's London Road won Best Musical at the Critics' Circle Awards and was revived in 2012 at the National Theatre after its sellout in the Cottesloe in 2011. Her play, Where Have I Been All My Life? was produced at the New Vic Theatre in April 2012.