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Lara Barbier

About Lara Barbier

Lara is a Cornwall-based screenwriter working across TV, Film, Radio, and Video Games.

This year she participated in a Casualty story conference, and Lola her co-written TV Movie with Emily Rhodes, was selected for the Netflix Fiction Incubator. Last year, she was selected for the Channel 4 TV Drama New Writers Scheme West & Southwest. Her debut audio drama for BBC Radio 3, M is for Mussels, was nominated for an Imison Award and won a Torc Award for Best Audio Drama. She wrote a dark fantasy film, The Ash Under the Mountain, for Standoff Pictures, funded by fFilm Cymru. Lara was part of BBC Writersroom Cornish Voices 2021/22. Her original TV series The Pirate Wife was a Final Draft Big Break Top 10 Script and was showcased at the Celtic Screen Talent Showcase. Her YA Spy Thriller series, Sparrowhawk, was the winning project for the 2020 CanneSeries Institute. Lara lives with a hidden disability.

In Development

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • LOLA
    • Constantin Television
    • Original period TV series, co-writing with Emily Rhodes
    • THE ASH UNDER THE MOUNTAIN
    • Ffilm Cymru
    • Screenplay set in the mining community
    • THE PIRATE WIFE
    • Based on the life of Cheng I Sao

TV

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • ALIEN8ED
    • Phillippa Giles
    • BFI-financed writer's room led by Simon Ashford

Film

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • MONDSILBERLICHT
    • Bavaria Fiction
    • Adaptation of German language YA novel, co-written with Emily Rhodes

Theatre

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • NO SENSE OF AN ENDING
    • The Old Red Lion
    • TAMPON TERROR
    • Theatre 503
    • A LION'S LIFE
    • Theatre Royal Stratford East

Audio

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • BBC Radio 3
    • Winner of the Torc Award for Drama Sound at the Celtic Media Festival. Shortlisted for the Imison Award at the BBC Audio Drama Awards
    • BBC Radio 4
    • Short radio drama