Kimberley Andrews 

07875977286/ kimberleyjoandrews@gmail.com

 

Playwright, Scriptwriter, Dramaturg and tutor. Deadline driven, highly creative with a passion for developing new writing.  

 

Recent projects

 

December 2019

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.

October 2019 

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.

 

Playwriting experience 

 

 

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

Eva Sampson. 

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

THEATRE

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

ATTACHMENT

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. 

 

Education  

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) 

A-Levels: BBBCC

GSCE’s: A*AAAAABBCC

 

References: available upon request