Sally Woodcock has lived in Pakistan, Kenya, the US and the UK. Her first full-length play Fanta Orange (Finborough; developed at NT Studio) won Little Brother’s Big Opportunity II, Exeunt Critic’s Pick 2011, nominated Best New Play by Offwestend / Time Out and winner of International Playwriting Festival (Warehouse Croydon). Horses For Courses was shortlisted for Papatango and Clever shortlisted for Menagerie Sparks. Other plays include Blue Whales (RADA Festival, Luton Library Theatre); Pink Gin (Salisbury Playhouse), Come to Where I’m From (Gate Theatre for Paines Plough / Tamasha); Trouser Department (Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh), All the Wrong Reasons (Bridewell), Wedding Belles (Gilded Balloon & Hill Street, Edinburgh; 78th St Theater Lab, NY), Making Up (Jermyn St). Work in progress includes U-Bend, to be directed by former Head of RADA MA Sue Dunderdale, a four-part TV Drama Shamba for Little Brother Productions and a play inspired by her grandfather’s WW1 diaries to be staged in the Battlefields region of northern France and Belgium next Autumn. She co-founded Horseshoe Theatre Co (Cambridge), staging curriculum dramas and running workshops for schools from 2005-2010 and recently founded MESH theatre co (www.meshtheatre.com) to produce site-specific war dramas.
Sally is a graduate of Tamasha Playwrights and the Royal Court Invitation Group. She has a MA in Text and Performance (RADA) and MPHIL in Arts Education (Cambridge).
Plays published by Oberon Books.
For more information see www.sallywoodcock.com