Sonia is a writer and theatre maker from Manchester.
Her debut solo show, Happy Birthday Without You, toured to Kiln Theatre and Paines Plough’s Roundabout at the Edinburgh Fringe and she has devised and written a number of community theatre shows with companies such as Company Three, Kiln Theatre, Donmar Warehouse and Hull Truck.
She is currently on attachment with Kiln Theatre as part of ETT’s Nationwide Voices and has recently completed a year on the Royal Court’s Long Form Writer’s Group 2020. She was a member of BBC Writersroom Comedy Room 2018 and has since written for a number of CBBC and CBeebies shows including Class Dismissed, Justin’s House and Biff and Chip.
She is currently co-writing a new audio comedy-drama for Whistledown Productions and Audible and is under commission with HighTide and the Royal Exchange Theatre.
UNTITLED COMMISSION (Kiln/ ETT New Voices)
DEMOLITION MAN (Royal Exchange Commission)
OH WE DO LIKE TO BE (HighTide Commission)
PINK (Royal Court Writers Group)
BITS (In development)
Supported by The Wellcome Trust and Split Infinitive Trust
Bruntwood Prize Longlist 2019
THE BOY WHO GREW A TWISTY TALE (2016)
Commissioned by The Herd Theatre in collaboration with Hull Truck
Presented at Hull City Hall and toured Hull schools
HAPPY BIRTHDAY WITHOUT YOU (2015)
A Tricycle Theatre and PaperMash Theatre co-production
The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival, Tricycle Theatre and Paines Plough’s Roundabout at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015
Winner of The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival Best Newcomer Award 2014
SWASHBUCKLE (CBeebies) 2020
JUSTIN’S HOUSE (CBeebies) 2020
BIFF AND CHIP (CBeebies) 2020
CATFISH (BBC Taster) 2019
Creator & Writer
THE AMELIA GETHING COMPLEX (CBBC) 2019
CLASS DISMISSED (CBBC) 2019
6 x 30’ comedy
Creator & Writer
BBC Comedy Room 2018
THE DAY THE EARTH DIDN’T DIE (Audible/ Whistledown) Current
OAK TREE CLOSE (BBC Radio 4) 2021