Playwright, Scriptwriter, Dramaturg and tutor. Deadline driven, highly creative with a passion for developing new writing.
BBC Ideas: Think You Don’t Like Opera? This Film is For You
Dramaturg for a short film made by Mat Hale and broadcast on BBC Ideas.
BBC Ideas: Women Changing the Face of Motor Racing
Dramaturg and scriptwriter for a short film made by Mat Hale and broadcast on BBC Ideas.
January 2013 - present
London Playwrights’ Workshop: Director and co-founder
I am co-founder of www.londonplaywrightsblog.com, a resource for emerging playwrights. Since our creation in 2013, we have successfully built a readership of over 6000. I am responsible for running the organisation, creating content and resources, programming and leading workshops, and providing dramaturgical support to writers.
RADA/ Birkbeck College - Dissertation Advisor/ Marker
This involves working on an individual basis with MA students studying playwriting at RADA to support them in developing their final MA projects and marking their final dissertations.
November 2018: QUESTORS THEATRE EALING
Table reading of The Scheme, a stage play.
March 2016: LUTON LIBRARY THEATRE SCRIPTLAB
Rehearsed reading of stage play, Scumbags. Directed by Teresa Burns and
March 2014: ALL THE RAGE THEATRE (RICH MIX STUDIOS)
Scumbags performed as part of an event for emerging female writers. July 2013: SCHOLASTIC PUBLISHING
Ghost writer; worked on ghost writing samples for a new series for teenagers.
February 2012: RADA NEW VOICES FESTIVAL
Workin’ Like a Dog, a short comedy play, directed by Tom Hunsinger.
October 2011: THAT DAY/ FIVE STOP STORIES
Short story published on the Five Stop Stories website
February 2011: HEN & CHICKENS THEATRE BAR Writer/ producer/ actor for comedy sketch show directed by Melanie Spencer
September 2010: RADA NEW WRITING SHOWCASE
The Day Sarah Stopped, performed as part of a new writing showcase, directed by Tom Hunsinger
September 2010 FROZEN LEAF PRODUCTIONS/ THE DRAYTON COURT
Monologue directed by Ben Malpin
April 2010: HEN & CHICKENS THEATRE BAR
Writer/ producer/ actor for comedy sketch show, directed by A. C Smith
October 2009 – October 2010: ‘THE TWELVE’ MANCHESTER ROYAL EXCHANGE YOUNG WRITERS PROGRAMME
Developed a new play. Bubble, in a scheme led by Jo Combes and Nick Leather.
January 2010: RADA SHOWCASE
The Twilight Shift, performed as part of a new writing showcase, directed by Tom Hunsinger
September 2008: THE BIRMINGHAM REPERTORY THEATRE/ WRITER ON
Mentored by Caroline Jester
July 2008: THE BIRMINGHAM REPERTORY THEATRE
The Angel commissioned as part of the tenth anniversary of Transmissions, the young writers programme. Directed by Caroline Jester.
March 2007: THE BIRMINGHAM REPERTORY THEATRE
A Dead Cert, a rehearsed reading, directed by Caroline Jester
May 2006: UNIVERSITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON
Commissioned to write a play for third year Theatre Students to produce as their dissertation project.
July 2000 – July 2004: THE BIRMINGHAM REPERTORY THEATRE
TRANSMISSIONS YOUNG WRITERS FESTIVAL You Know Our Jane, Off the
Van, Hairwaves, Parents in Platforms: All performed as a result of the young writers’ programme. Directed by Noel Greig, Carl Miller and Caroline Jester.
Sept 2006 - Sept 2008: The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art/ King’s College London
Text and Performance Studies M.A (Merit)
Sept 2002 - July 2005: University of Wolverhampton Drama B.A with Honours (2:1)
References: available upon request