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Eva Edo

About Eva Edo

Eva is a screen and stage writer who tells stories which celebrate women and young people. Her work’s coloured by her lived experience as a child protection lawyer and mother.

Eva is an alumna of writers labs at Soho Theatre, Criterion Theatre, Young Vic and High Tide. Eva won the Royal Society of Literature Matters Award 2020 to develop “A Mother’s Courage” http://bit.ly/RSL_LMA2020

Her play LOOKED AFTER CHILDREN was shortlisted for The Alfred Fagon Best New Play Award 2015. In 2019 Eva was commissioned by Routes Collective to write “I am Women” a verbatim inspired celebratory piece with refugee and asylum experienced women. In 2020 Eva wrote “Parched” for the BA Acting and Theatre Making degree at University of West London. In 2022 Open Clasp Theatre trained Eva in their methodology and she co-created “Cake and Condoms” with a group of women who support sex workers through the Changing Lives charity.

Plays

CAKES AND CONDOMS (June 2022)
Produced and performed at Open Clasp Theatre

PARCHED (July 2022)
Produced and performed at University of West London

TIGER MUM
Vault Festival ( March 2020)
Produced Lynne McConway Productions

TIGER MUM
Traverse Theatre (November 2019)
First Stages Festival
Produced by Traverse Theatre

TIGER MUM
Soho Theatre (November 2019)
Soho Rising Festival
Co- Produced by Ellandar Productions and Soho Theatre

TIGER MUM
Theatre 503 (July 2019)
Motherhood Season
Co-produced by Eva Edo and Theatre503

I AM WOMEN
Arcola Theatre (December 2019)
Produced by Routes Collective

WONDERGIRL
Ovalhouse Theatre (October 2018)
Produced by Rua Arts and Ovalhouse Theatre

LOOKED AFTER CHILDREN
Arcola Theatre Playwrought #5 Festival (July 2017) Staged Reading
RADA Women 100 Play Series (March 2017) Rehearsed Reading

Short Plays

ONE LAST TIME
Vault Festival (January 2019)
Produced by The Miniaturists

ABSOLUTION
White Bear Theatre (November 2017)
Produced by Rogue Playwrights

WHITE BREAD AND JAM
The Rose Playhouse (May 2017)
Produced by Unfolds Theatre

ABSOLUTION
Southwark Playhouse (January 2017)
Produced by Little Pieces of Gold

THE SANCTUARY
Theatre N16 (May 2016)
Produced by Freerayne

Screen

Eva was selected and participated in BBC Writers Room London Voices 2022.

Eva is an alumna of B3 Media Talent Lab and BFI’s Screenwriters Lab

Eva was shortlisted for the Channel4 Screenwriting Course 2020

Television

DENIAL
Original TV drama spec script.

FOURTEEN
(Renegade Productions) Original drama treatment.

BBC DOCTORS
(Trial script)

Film

DELIVERANCE
(Artemisia Productions)
First draft short film

MATERNAL
Short film idea which reached the finals of the Pitch Fund 2022 and won the Lucy Scher development prize

WAR OF THE WORLDS
(Fox and Canal) Shadow directing internship with Ben A. Williams

 

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