Carla Monvid-Jenkinson

Carla Monvid-Jenkinson is 17 years old and taking her A Levels at the moment: Art, English Literature and Religious Education. She has always enjoyed writing and Weighed Down marks her

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Mary Cooper

Mary Cooper has written extensively for stage, radio and television. Her work for the stage has been performed and/or commissioned by companies throughout England and Wales including Eastern Angles, Red

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Aelish Michael

Aelish Michael has been a playwright since completing her postgraduate diploma in writing for performance at Arden School of Theatre three years ago. As well as plays for young people,

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Peter Spafford

Peter Spafford’s first commissions were large-scale community plays, two of them for the Shaw Theatre, London. Since then he has written plays for touring companies, including an adaptation of Silas

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Anne-Marie O’Connor

Anne-Marie O’Connor writes for TV and Radio as well as having written two Irish best-selling novels; Everyone’s Got a Bono Story and My Made Up Life. Her radio play, Out

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Mike Kenny

Mike Kenny is probably best known for his plays for children. Stepping Stones won the Writers’ Guild Best Children’s Play Award in 1997. In 2000, he was the first ever

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Ray Harrison Graham

Ray Harrison Graham trained at Webber Douglas Academy. As resident Writer/Director of the Pegasus Theatre Company, he wrote his first two plays A Way of Life and YOP. Four years

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Tom McNab

Tom McNab is a leading figure in the sporting world, having won five titles in the Scottish triple jump and coached Greg Rutherford to a gold medal as a long jumper

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Winsome Pinnock

Winsome Pinnock

Winsome Pinnock was born in Islington, North London. She is an award-winning playwright, academic and dramaturg. Her work has been produced on the British stage and internationally since 1985. She

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Meera Syal

Meera Syal

Meera Syal is a British-Indian comedian, writer, playwright, singer, journalist, producer and actress. She rose to prominence as one of the team that created Goodness Gracious Me and became one

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Ariane Mnouchkine

Ariane Mnouchkine

Ariane Mnouchkine (born 3 March 1939) is a French stage director. She founded the Parisian avant-garde stage ensemble Théâtre du Soleil in 1964. She has written and directed 1789 (1974)

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Lluisa Cunillé

Lluisa Cunillé

Lluisa Cunillé was born in Badalona (Barcelona) in 1961. She is a Spanish playwright, awarded in 2010 by the Ministry of Culture of Spain with the National Prize for Dramatic

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