David Persiva is an writer, actor and musician from London.
David’s debut play US first received an industry table read in January 2022, performed by Jessica Brown Findlay and Alfred Enoch. A fringe production opened in February 2022 to critical acclaim and received a revival 6 months later. The production received a standing ovation award nomination.
For screen, David is a regular writer for Anna Barbara Films in Los Angeles, including story contributions to their upcoming comedy feature film HOW TO MAKE HER CHEAT starring John Cleese.
Other screen work includes FATHER AND FRIEND (produced for radio by Fever Dream Theatre and by North Bound Radio); and BIRTHDAY – a short for Anna Barbara Films.
David wrote & directed his first TV pilot STRANDED in Copenhagen in 2021 which has been pitched to Viaplay via Projector Pictures.
Theatre credits as an actor include: Twelfth Night and King Lear (The Minack Theatre, Cornwall); Olly’s Prison and Blood Wedding (The National Theatre of Malta); As You Like It and The Roaring Girl (Shakespeare’s Globe/Royal Conservatoire of Scotland); The Witch of Edmonton and Scorched (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland). Television and film credits include: The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (Amazon/Film4), Kiss Me First (CH4/Netflix); The Lost Pirate Kingdom (Netflix) Dixi3: Game of Dixi and Dixi4: Friends4ever (CBBC).