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Amy Guyler



Emily Smith

Amy’s script THE JUDE PROBLEM was selected for The Brit List 2020. Out of 246 script titles put forward, 14 received the minimum number of votes to make it on the list. Amy’s script received the highest number of nominations. The project is in development with Headline Pictures.

Amy was named as one of the British writers to watch in Deadline’s TV writers The British Invasion.

In 2020, Amy began working with EastEnders, and has so far written two episodes for BBC1. She is also writing original projects for Wild Mercury, The Forge and Two Rivers.

Amy’s play THE NOBODIES was at Vault Festival 2020, produced by Chalk Line Theatre. THE NOBODIES won the Common Award for 2020,  and was due to transfer to the Pleasance for the Edinburgh Fringe (now postponed to 2021 due to COVID19). It is set for a nationwide tour in 2021.

Amy’s first full-length play DIGGING DEEP was performed at the 2019 Vault Festival, supported by Lambeth Council, CALM and the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation. Reviews for DIGGING DEEP:

London Theatre 4 ****
Lyn Gardner – The Guardian
Mind The Blog 5 *****
Broadway World 4 ****
Spy In The Stalls 4 ****
Upper Circle 4 ****

Born and raised in Nottingham, Amy studied Cultural Sociology at the University of Nottingham before moving to London for a day job in TV. In 2017, she completed the BBC Doctors Shadow Scheme and has written five episodes of Doctors for BBC1. Amy was nominated at the 2019 Edinburgh TV Festival’s New Writing Awards in their Debut Writer category, supported by Big Light Productions.

In 2018/19, she had short plays on at the Chesil Theatre, Waterloo East, Bunker Theatre, Arcola Theatre and Southwark Playhouse. She was also part of the 2019/2020 Soho Theatre Writers Lab, and has recently completed the final draft of her newest play ‘POISON, HATE AND VITRIOL’.

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