Olivia is a writer and performer. Her writing career began with plays for the Edinburgh Fringe and various London youth theatres. She is also a Globe Storyteller, adapting and performing Shakespeare’s stories for events such as literary festivals both in the UK and internationally.
She slipped and fell into improvisation and combined her performance and writing work. She now performs her own satirical songs and stand-up on the comedy and improv circuit.
Feature Treatment: following the journeys of a few individuals in the last days before the apocalypse.
END OF LIFE CARE (Mandrake Media) In production for 2017.
Short: Paul has dementia and lives in a care home, his daughter Amy is aware he only has few weeks left and arranges visits from the important people in his life.
JUMP (Mandrake Media) In production for 2017.
Short: Phillip and Nicola are both trying to make the last train to London on new years eve, but don’t make it in time and end up spending the night together.
30′ Pilot: A comedy drama about the strange unseen world of the TV advertising industry.
ROCK STEADY EDDIE’S Current
Treatment: Sitcom about a greasy spoon in Peckham which becomes the unlikely hotspot for gentrified millennial of South London.
THE PLAYGROUND Current
Treatment: a mother and daughter starting life from scratch. The friendships they forge in pick up and playtime at the playground.
BLINK FACE (Robin Linde Productions for The Vaults Festival) In rehearsal for 2017.
THE MAD MAID OF KENT (Robin Linde Productions for The Vaults Festival) In rehearsal for 2017
A NIGHT IN THE LIBRARY (Stagecoach) 2016
THE YELLOW WALLPAPER (Edinburgh Fringe and The One Festival) 2011-2013
A one woman adaptation of the novel by Charlotte Perkins.
THE MYSTERIOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE (Theatre Peckham Pathways Production) 2010