Patrick Cash writes for theatre and TV. He was one of 16 writers chosen from over 4,000 scripts for BBC Drama Room 2018, and is currently writing for Holby City.
His theatre plays include a queer adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Arcola Theatre; The Clinic, Queers and The Chemsex Monologues at the King’s Head Theatre; and Pink Orchids (The HIV Monologues) at Theatre 503.
Both The HIV Monologues and The Chemsex Monologues are published by Oberon Books, with The Chemsex Monologues nominated for the Polari Prize 2017. The HIV Monologues has been produced in Sydney and Chicago, and his plays have toured to Adelaide, Sydney, Dublin and Berlin.
As a poet, he founded the night Spoken Word London, and his poem ‘Hate’ features on the ‘Hate Me’ track with DJ/producer KDA, available to stream now. He’s worked with BBC Radio 1 and Amnesty International on poetry projects, and performed at the ICA and Latitude Festival.
Journalistically, he’s been a senior contributing editor to Attitude, and has written for Vice and Dazed. He’s been named ‘One to Watch’ on The Independent on Sunday’s Rainbow List as a playwright, and was placed on the Pride Power List published in The Observer.