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Marcelo Dos Santos

Writer

Agent

Simon Blakey

Marcelo is a Brazilian/Australian writer.   He was the Escalator Writer-on-attachment at the High Tide Festival from 2014 to 2016 and was Writer-on-attachment at the Royal Court Theatre in 2013 having been part of their ‘super group’ in 2012.  He is currently under commission to Lucky Giant (NBC International) developing an original sit-com idea and he is developing a new site-specific play with music for High Hearted Theatre at St Giles, Soho.

He is published by Nick Hern Books.

Plays include:

OPEN PLAN
Dir. Mark Maughan
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Originally written on attachment with HighTide

LIONBOY
Adaptation of the bestselling novel by Zizou Corder
Dir. Annabel Arden
Complicite
National & International tour

★★★★    The Guardian       ★★★★ ‘A roaring success’ Mail on Sunday

★★★★ ‘It twinkles with…magical possibility… invention and effortless appeal’ The Times

★★★★ ‘A wonderfully imaginative adventure‘  The Evening Standard

★★★★ ‘…Spellbinding…’ Financial Times

NEW LABOUR
Dir. Richard Wilson
RADA

THE CHILDREN ARE OUR FUTURE
Dir. Natasha Nixon
NYT, Toynbee Studios

CHEER UP THIS IS ONLY THE BEGINNING
Co-writer
Dir. Gemma Kerr
Liverpool Everyman Playhouse
Commission for the Liverpool Everyword Festival developed in collaboration with Chloe Moss and Helen Blakeman.

LOVERS WALK
Co-writer
Dir. Gemma Kerr
Southwark Playhouse & Brighton Festival

MOSHING LYING DOWN
Dir. Rachel Briscoe
Green Man Festival, Shunt & Ipswich Pulse Festival
Developed with Fanshen Theatre

TRUE LOVE WAITS
Co-writer
Dir. Adam Quayle & Hannah Tyrell-Pindar
Theatre 503 & Latitude Festival

OUR LADY OF SOHO
Rehearsed reading
Dir. Gemma Kerr
Wilson Studio, Royal Court Theatre
Cast included Eleanor Bron and Luke Treadaway.

 

Short Plays include:

TRIGGER WARNING
Dir. Natasha Nixon
Young Vic Theatre

STILL/HACKED
Dir. Natalie Ibu
Theatre 503, Part of ‘Hacked’, a week long run of shorts responding to the hacking scandal

FEEL SAD ABOUT JAPAN
Dir. Natasha Nixon
Nabokov Theatre/Southwark Playhouse

THE BOLERO
Dir. Gemma Kerr
Miniaturists at the Arcola

 

Call Simon to discuss Marcelo or other Writers

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