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Tabitha Mortiboy

Writer

Tabitha is a playwright whose work has been performed at venues across the UK including The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, The New Wimbledon Studio, Theatre 503, Underbelly at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and, most recently, The Park.

Her first play Billy Through the Window was shortlisted for the Brighton Fringe Excellence Award, and her latest play Beacons was nominated for three Off West End Awards including Best New Play and Most Promising New Playwright.

As well as creating her own work, she writes alongside Bellow Theatre (associate artist at Hull Truck), a company she co-founded in 2013.

Theatre Credits:

BEACONS
Park 90 with Attic Theatre Company, dir. Philip Wilson
22nd March – 16th April 2016
Nominated for 3 Off West End Awards: Most Promising New Playwright, Best New Play and Best Male Actor.

Press for Beacons:

• “…this tragicomic and very touching three-hander by the new writer Tabitha Mortiboy is a little gem.” ★ ★ ★ ★ (The Times)
• “Understated and warm-hearted piece from a promising new writer” ★ ★ ★ ★ (The Stage)
• “Mortiboy is definitely a writer to watch out for.” ★ ★ ★ ★ (The Gay UK)

BILLY THROUGH THE WINDOW
Theatre 503/Underbelly Theatre
August 2015
Bellow Theatre Company
Shortlisted for the Brighton Fringe Excellence Award

Press for Billy Through The Window:

• “a rare and innovative piece of new writing…heart-wrenching … as poignant as it is beautiful” ★ ★ ★ ★ (Broadway Baby)
• ‘Crafted with care and beautifully performed’ (The Scotsman)
• ‘The brilliance of the play lies in its affecting, immersive claustrophobia, as the tender, autumnal beauty of the hideaway fades into feverish horror.’ (Three Weeks)

 

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