Writing

As a scriptwriter, I’ve had work commissioned and broadcast on radio, screen and in community settings such as museums and libraries and been commissioned for websites. I have two collections of poetry published, for children and adults and I’m currently working on my first novels for young people. I am also an experienced script reader and editor, contact me for more details.

Writer/performer show ‘Stand By Your Nan’ tour with Arts Council England funding 2017-18. Poetry collection. 4 Stars Londontheatre1.com

Cafe Ruby – BBC Comedy Writer’s Room longlisted –  ‘an entertaining and characterful sitcom filled with English eccentrics…..well-written and consistently amusing with some memorable characters’ 

Finalist  – Writer/performer ‘So You Think You Write Funny’ with sitcom ‘Aquarius Cafe’ at Edinburgh Fringe 2016 Sitcom Trials

Published ‘The Strangest Sandwich in the World, and Other Silly Stuff’ children’s poetry collection longlisted for the CLiPPA Award 2016.

‘Moving Here’ Short films written for Birmingham History Galleries on permanent exhibition.

Broadcast credits :

4am Cab podcast : Svetlana comedy sketch series in six episodes

Comedy writing credits on BBC Newsjack, Radio 4 Extra series 2012, 2015, 2017

BBC Radio 5 Live ‘What’s the Offside Rule?’ part of World Cup Tapes

Commissioned : Comedy animation sketches, Zubox TV : Internet tv channel

Investment funding from Screen WM: Feature Screenplay ‘Soulmates’

Funding from Arts Council England : Recycled Puppet Show on tour (children’s theatre)

Radio drama: The Loneliness of Mrs Lint, Arts Council England funded Radio Play

Radio drama: The Ramblings of Mary Read, developed with BBC Radio, developed with Radio drama  producer.

Qualifications: MPhil Playwriting Studies from University of Birmingham/ BA Hons Drama from University of Manchester

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