Sarah was born in Leicester and now lives in London. She studied at Bristol University before completing an MA at City University. She took part in the Royal Court Theatre’s Young Writers’ and Studio Writers’ Groups.
The winner of two Peggy Ramsay Foundation Awards and a finalist for the Nick Darke Writers’ Award 2016, Sarah’s plays include PUNTS (Kuleshov Theatre/Theatre503, published by Bloomsbury), THE SWEETHEARTS (Finborough Theatre, published by Oberon Books and Samuel French), THE NIGHT MY PARENTS WENT AWAY (Milano Theatre Festival) and PILGRIMS (Raise Dark/Etcetera Theatre).
She is Literary and Outreach Manager & Co-founder of Raise Dark Theatre and Literary Manager of Kuleshov Theatre.
Sarah is an alumni of the Channel 4 Talent 4Screenwriting programme; one of the writers on the BBC’s New Talent Hotlist and the BBC’s Drama Writers’ Programme 2018.
Sarah is currently adapting her play LOSERS WEEPERS into her debut feature film for Conker Films and her play PUNTS for television with Warp Films. She has two original television shows in development: GOOD PHARMA with Clerkenwell Films and SPOILED with Adam Ackland and Benedict Cumberbatch’s SunnyMarch Ltd.
LOSERS WEEPERS (Conker Films)
Feature film adapted from Sarah’s stage play
PUNTS (Warp Films)
3-part television drama adapted from Sarah’s stage play
SPOILED (SunnyMarch Ltd)
Original 3-part television drama serial
GOOD PHARMA (Clerkenwell Films / BBC Drama Writers’ Programme)
Original continuing drama series
PUNTS (Kuleshov, Theatre503) 2017, published by Methuen Drama
Reviews included: The Stage ★★★★ Broadway World ★★★★★
WhatsOnStage ★★★★ London Theatre 1 ★★★★★ Theatre Reviews ★★★★★
London City Nights ★★★★ Entertainment Focus ★★★★
Live Theatre UK ★★★★ The Spy in the Stalls ★★★★
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