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The Guardian: ‘This is the equivalent of breaking the four-minute mile…pointing the way for the next generation of playwrights in form and content.’
She has also written for radio, television, film and worked as a theatre critic and political journalist. The RSC commissioned her play ‘All The Daughters of War’, about the civilian experience of civil war, written out of extensive travels in Georgia, Eastern Europe. She has also worked as an actor, director and ran a performance art company. She teaches creative writing across the world, from warzones to village libraries. Her plays are published by Methuen.
My Mother Said I Never Should
fingersmiths in co-production with Sheffield Theatres & in partnership with The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich
13 Feb – 31 March
See Current Productions for times, venues, tickets
Sign Language version of MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD – Guardian reveiw
In its new co-production with Sheffield Theatres, the troupe performs Charlotte Keatley’s 1987 classic using varying combinations of British sign language, quasi-mime gestures, spoken words, silently mouthed words, voiceover and surtitles (projected on to a kite-shaped screen, incorporated into Sophia Lovell Smith’s multipurpose set). The result is both thrilling and frustrating….
Click here to read about the review
MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD ON BBC FRONT ROW
Click here to read about the interview
New Commision – The Inconvenience Store
I have been commisioned to write a new play – ‘Ask Verity’ – for Paines Plough Theatre Company for summer 2020.
How many versions of yourself are you wearing today? Just those three? Do they really fit you? Bee doesn’t fit hers. So she’s opened a shop, where the changing room actually does change you. The Inconvenience Store offers what is needed by those who aren’t Mr Normal- whoever he is.
Click here to watch the trailer