Projects

Current

Rage – audio play for Small Truth Theatre's Digital Caravan Festival 2. Listen for FREE and with BSL translation from 17th October 2020 here: www.caravantheatre.co.uk

Sphinx30 - new seed commission for Sphinx Theatre as part of their Sphinx30 development scheme, beginning November 2020. www.sphinxtheatre.co.uk/sphinx-30/

Tapestry – a new play exploring the resilience and value of older womxn-led community groups through austerity and times of isolation.

Past

Vagina Launch – a Universal Declaration of Human Rights celebrating the launch of 'Where's my Vagina?', the vulva and women's rights, made in collaboration with Jenny Sealey and Jess Mabel Jones and 35 diverse womxn. First shared at Queen Elizabeth Hall at Southbank Centre as part of WOW Festival 2020. For more information visit www.wmv.org.uk

 

Centre Ground – a site-specific play about finding common ground in a divided world, written specifically for Small Truth Theatre’s 10-seat theatre caravan. Kensington Karavan Festival, Aug 2019.

And Others – part-verbatim play for Graeae featuring the forgotten voices of the women’s suffrage movement alongside the voices of Deaf and disabled women living today. Co-written with Stewart Pringle and Dr Susan Croft; directed by Jenny Sealey. Shared script-in-hand at the NT’s 2018 Courage Everywhere Festival and Rose Bruford College in 2019.

The Nightclub – short play about three women who find themselves in the Orlando nightclub Pulse on 12 June 2016. Originally commissioned and produced by MamaQuilla in 2016. Also produced at Sphinx Theatre’s Women Centre Stage Festival at Hampstead Theatre. Published in anthology Women Centre Stage (Nick Hern Books). Buy your copy here: www.nickhernbooks.co.uk/women-centre-stage

The Next Generation – play of intersecting monologues exploring protectionism and global causality told through three young characters based in UK, USA and Syria. Out of Joint’s Writers in Theatre Award shortlist 2017.

Sound of Silence – a valuable Malian instrument travels from the UK to Mali and back. A play about the power and resilience of creative expression in the face of oppression. Winner of Bruntwood Prize Judges Award 2015.

The Debtor – two-hander about a lesbian relationship squashed by capitalism. Developed with support of Theatre503’s 503Five scheme. 

Land’s End – road trip play looking at grief and mental health. Shortlisted for Theatre503’s Playwriting Award 2014.

Training

MA in Writing for Performance, Goldsmiths University, 2011-12

 

Kenyon College’s Playwright’s Conference, Ohio USA, 2018 (supported by Bruntwood and the Royal Exchange)

 

503Five writing residency 2015-16, Theatre503

 

Arcola PLAYWrought scheme writer, 2014

 

Young Writers Programme, Royal Court, 2009

If you'd like to find out more about any of the above projects, feel free to drop me an email.