Tom Powell



Simon Blakey
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In 2021, Tom received the Papatango Prize for his play ‘The Silence and The Noise’ with his play to be published with Nick Hern Books and to be recorded as an audio play and tour to 12 venues across the UK.

Tom was a participant of the BBC Studios Writer’s Academy 2020 and is developing an original project with Clerkenwell films.

He was a participant of the Royal Court Introductory and is published by Methuen/Bloomsbury.

He was selected for the BBC Words First spoken word programme, is an Arts Council England/BBC New Creative and his original audio drama Love Beyond the Zoo was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra in September 2021, available here.

As a student Tom won the OTR National Radio Drama Award and the Footlights’ Harry Porter Prize.  He is part of the Soho Writers Alumni Group and in 2015 he was shortlisted for the Soho Young Writers’ Award for his first play ‘the bear hunt’.


Dead Rupert                                                                                                        Current
Original television pilot – Treatment
Clerkenwell Films

Holby City
Series 23 episode 23

Episode 6392

Theatre includes:

The Silence and the Noise                                                                              2021
Winner of the Papatango Prize 2021
Audio Production to tour UK

★ ★ ★ ★ ★   The Stage, ‘A modest masterpiece’

Little Echoes                                                                                                        2019
Hope Theatre, London
Pick of the Week, LoveLondonLoveCulture
Offie nominated – Best Female Performance Award

★★★★  The Review Chap ‘…theatrical sophistication like this don’t come along every day’.

★★★★★  @GetTheChance4U     ★★★★ Theatre&Arts Review      ★★★★ @pubtheatres1

★★★★  @ActDrop

I Dare You                                                                                                            2018
UK Tour – Leicester Curve, Nottingham Playhouse, Derby Theatre

I’m Telling You It Is                                                                                           2018
The Miniaturists: Arcola Theatre, London

White Light                                                                                                          2017
Arcola Theatre
Part of the Playwrought festival of staged readings

Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Ants                               2018
The Bunker Theatre
Pint Sized Octoberfest

Serengeti                                                                                                              2015
Clapham Omnibus, Omniwrite

Who Decides?                                                                                                     2015
Oval House
Original Commission for their youth programme
in response to the 2015 general election

the bear hunt                                                                                                      2014
Soho Theatre, Goldsmith MA Showcase

Shortlisted for the Soho Young Writers’ Award 2015

Radio includes:

Love Beyond The Zoo                                                                                       2021
BBC Radio 4 Extra                                                                                              

★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Voice Mag, ‘utterly fascinating… defying definition’

★ ★ ★ ★ ★  FringeBiscuit, ‘Soothingly poetic… playfully poses profound questions about the nature of love and freedom’












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