Sarah is a graduate of the Royal Court Young Writers’ Programme and Royal Court Studio Writers’ Group. She is Literary and Outreach Manager & Co-founder of Raise Dark Theatre Company and Literary Manager of Kuleshov Theatre. Sarah is the recipient of two Peggy Ramsay Foundation Awards.
Sarah was invited to join HOLLYOAKS’ Shadow Writers’ Scheme in 2013. Her original TV Drama GYPPO was shortlisted for the BBC Writersroom’s SCRIPTROOM 4 competition. She has recently been selected for the 2017 Channel 4 Talent 4Screenwriting development scheme and named as one of the writers on the BBC New Talent Hotlist 2017.
Her new play PUNTS was selected as a finalist for the international Nick Darke Writers’ Award 2016. It will be performed at Theatre503 from 31 May to 24 June 2017. Details here.
THE SWEETHEARTS (Finborough Theatre) 2015, published by Oberon Books
Reviews included: ★★★★★ Everything Theatre ★★★★★ LondonTheatre1
★★★★ The Arts Desk ★★★★ British Theatre
THE NIGHT MY PARENTS WENT AWAY (Milano Playwriting Festival) 2015
THE SWEETHEARTS (Curve Theatre, Leicester/Vibrant Festival, Finborough Theatre) 2014
PILGRIMS (Raise Dark/Etcetera Theatre) 2013
BLASPHEMY (Script This/Broadway Theatre, Barking) 2010
WHAT YOU’RE REALLY MISSING (Soho Theatre) 2009
Rehearsed reading as part of the New Generation Event
LOOKING AFTER SONNY (Heat&Light/Hampstead Theatre)
Co-written with Natasha Stallard
FIRING LINE (Start Night/Hampstead Theatre)
THE SHOW WHAT YOU WROTE (BBC Radio 4) 2013
BERYL, 50 KISSES (Living Spirit Pictures/London Screenwriters Festival) 2013
Short directed by Deepak Verma, for inclusion in feature film directed by Chris Jones.
Winner of the Audience Award
LET SLEEPING GIRLS LIE (Arts Educational School/BAFTA Showcase) 2008