Tristan is a writer and performer from London. His work has been performed at Soho Theatre, Bush Theatre, National Theatre Studio, Roundhouse and Southwark Playhouse.
Laura’s play THE BUTCH MONOLOGUES premiered at the Southbank Centre in March 2014 as part of the Women of the World Festival. It will be touring again from Autumn, 2017.
Jeremy Brock is an English screenwriter and director. His career began in 1985 with the play In Times Like These, starring Greta Scacchi and Tim Woodward, which premiered at the Bristol Old Vic. He also adapted Dickens’ Oliver Twist into a play, directed by Phyllida Lloyd at the Bristol Old Vic in 1990.
Sean recently wrote and directed his first short film POLAR BEAR for Film 4 / Creative England / Inflammable Films, which premiered at the Galway Film Festival 2016. His feature fantasy script ROSE OF DYAPAZON is in development with Film 4.
Jane is a scriptwriter, playwright, crime author and criminologist.
Oliver Chris is an actor for the stage and television. Someone gave him a pen for Christmas and now he has ideas above his station. His first idea has just been optioned by Hartswood.
Suzette is a London playwright and screenwriter. In 2017 her play The Sting was produced at both Southwark Playhouse and the Arcola Theatre and in 2016 her play Superman & Me performed at The King’s Head Theatre. She was longlisted for the 2016 Old Vic 12 Playwrights Prize.
David is a playwright and screenwriter, who is currently working with Lionsgate, developing his 8 x 30 minute drama, SHOUT.
Clare is a writer for stage, radio, television and is increasingly working in new story telling platforms such as digital games and virtual reality. She is also a co-director of Unlimited Theatre www.unlimited.org.uk which she co-founded in 1997.
Matthew is a Olivier-nominated director, playwright and actor. He is an Associate Artist at the Young Vic Theatre. Currently Matthew is directing Martin McDonagh’s new play HANGMEN at the Royal Court.
Sue has written a 90-min episode for the BBC Wales/S4C/BBC 4 crime series HINTERLAND, directed by Ed Thomas. Produced by Gethin Scourfield & Ed Talfan. Her two x 90-min TV crime drama scripts, JUSTICE/TRUTH, have been optioned by Phillippa Giles, at Bandit Television.
Robert’s film KICKING OFF is released on April 21st 2016. It recently won Best British Independent Feature at Raindance. It is distributed by Signature.
Neil Flynn is an award-winning writer-director.
Simon is currently developing Chekhov’s Platonov for Lucid and recently developed a project for the National Theatre of Wales.
Bernard Kops was born in the East End of London to Dutch-Jewish working class parents in 1926. He achieved international recognition with his first play, THE HAMLET OF STEPNEY GREEN which was performed all over the world.
Brydie is a displaced Australian writer and occasional performer living in London and complaining about the weather exactly the same amount as every other Australian living in London.
In 2016, Liz’s play THON MAN MOLIERE was directed by Tony Cownie at The Royal Lyceum Edinburgh and in 2015, WHAT GOES AROUND made its way around Scotland’s theatres. She held the prestigious post of Scots Makar from 2011-16, which took her around the world.
Chris is an actor and writer from Kent. His first full-length play EYE OF A NEEDLE has just played at Southwark Playhouse to rave reviews.
‘one of the best new plays I’ve seen in ages’ The Independent
Jaki McCarrick is an award-winning writer of plays, poetry and fiction. She won the 2010 Papatango New Writing Prize for her play LEOPOLDVILLE, and her play BELFAST GIRLS, developed at the National Theatre London, was shortlisted for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and the 2014 BBC Tony Doyle Award. BELFAST GIRLS premiered in Chicago in May 2015 to much critical acclaim (Windy City Times Critics’ Pick) and opened this spring in Vancouver.
Martin is an award winning writer/director. His latest film, Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri, will be released in 2017.
Simon Nye is currently working on a comedy series for Hat Trick, an adaptation of Cecilia Ahern’s Thanks for the Memories for Gate Film. His most recent adaptation of the writings of Gerald Durrell, THE DURRELLS, was for Sid Gentle Ltd and is being broadcast on ITV in 2016. HOUSE OF CHOCOLATE marks his return to stage alongside his adaptation of THE GOOD LIFE for the West End.
Owen is a writer, stand-up comedian and actor. Owen has written and performed seven one-man plays and has won a string of awards including three Fringe Firsts at the Edinburgh Festival. The Herald Angel award for best play and the LWT writers award for best comedy.
Tamsin is currently under commission to the Old Vic and the National Theatre.
Mike Packer is a Dramatist who has written several critically acclaimed plays, among them Cardboys, Carpet Pony Monkey, tHe dYsFUnCKshOnalZ!, and “Inheritance”.
Morna Pearson is an Edinburgh-based writer originally from Elgin, Scotland.
Lucy Prebble is a writer for film, television, games and theatre. Her last play, THE EFFECT, a study of love and neuroscience, was performed at the National Theatre and won the Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Play. Previously to that she wrote ENRON (2010), a hugely successful piece about the infamous corporate fraud which transferred to the West End and Broadway after sell-out runs at both the Royal Court and Chichester Festival Theatre. Her first play, THE SUGAR SYNDROME (2003) won her the George Devine Award and was performed at the Royal Court.
Philip’s new play DARK VANILLA JUNGLE was recently staged at the Soho Theatre, having opened at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last summer. His last two plays FEATHERS IN THE SNOW and SHIVERED opened at The Southwark Playhouse in 2012 to critical acclaim. Philip is currently under commission to the Royal Court.
Finlay is an actor and writer. His one-person play STRONG ARM was produced by Old Vic New Voices as part of their inaugural Edinburgh season.
Daniel Rusteau is a writer, director and actor. His sitcom MR FOR MY SISTER is in development with Dancing Ledge Productions.
Martin’s feature film, SEAMONSTERS, an adaptation of his play OUTSIDE OF HEAVEN, starring 60s legend Rita Tushingham is currently out to distributors. It was short-listed for Best British feature at the Raindance Film festival.
Lisa is recipient of the NEA/TCG Playwrights Residency Award and winner of the BBC International Playwriting Award and a finalist for a United States Artists Fellowship.
Donna Sharpe is currently working as co-writer on international crime/intelligence thriller THE TEAM Season 2 (8 x 60 for ZDF and DR, Network Movie Germany, Nordisk Film Denmark, Producer Andi Wecker); contemporary supernatural mystery drama TEUFELSBERG (6 x 60 for Lupa Film and Atlantique Productions, Executive Producers Felix von Boehm and Jimmy Desmaris, for Arté France and SWR Germany); and adapting Swedish author Thomas Engstrøm’s award-winning contemporary espionage novel WEST OF LIBERTY for the screen (6 x 45 for ZDF and SVT, Network Movie Germany and Anagram Produktion Sweden, Executive Producers Bettina Wente and Gunnar Carlsson).
Ali’s play CATHY will be playing at the Kingdome at the Edinburgh Fringe throughout August, following its successful tour of the UK this year. Written for Cardboard Citizens, it’s a hard-hitting response to Ken Loach’s seminal film on the housing crisis, Cathy Come Home. To date, CATHY’s played in theatres, prisons, hostels and the House of Lords.
Ed is playwright,director and producer,whose work has been widely distributed to over 80 countries.
Daniel’s latest play THE LAMBETH WALTZ will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2017.
Matthew Todd is a multi award winning writer and sometime performer, and was editor of the UK’s best selling gay magazine, Attitude, for 8 years, where he interviewed countless celebrities including Madonna, Elton John and Lady Gaga and was responsible for Prince William’s first gay press appearance.
Laura’s screenplay THE RIOT CLUB, an adaptation of her 2010 stage play POSH, premièred at Toronto International Film Festival 2014. It opened in cinemas on September 2014. The film is directed by Lone Scherfig and stars Max Irons, Sam Claflin and Douglas Booth.