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Tom Powell



Simon Blakey

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’.

He was a participant of the Royal Court Introductory Group and was twice shortlisted for HighTide’s First Commissions programme.  He is published by Methuen/Bloomsbury.

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

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.

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.


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’

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’

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

Unpossibiliting                                                                                                   2017

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Short play, part of 6x6x6

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

Goodnight Mr Bear                                                                                           2016
Etch / The Pleasance, Islington
Short play, Daily Plays

Autumn                                                                                                                 2016
Tristan Bates Theatre
Short Play, Significant Other

A Moment in the Air                                                                                        2015
Live Theatre, Newcastle
Short play, part of 10 Minutes to…

The Fabulous Derek Alfrick                                                                           2015
Southwark Playhouse
Short Play, State of Fear

The House at the End of the Road                                                              2015
Southwark Playhouse
Short Play, New Writing Night

Serengeti                                                                                                              2015
Clapham Omnibus, Omniwrite

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

Gbadolite                                                                                                             2015

The Vaults, London
Short play, Little Write Lies

The Mine Who Couldn’t Be Silent                                                               2015
Greenwich Theatre
Short play, LittleLineUp

The Butterfly Defect                                                                                         2014
Theatre 503
Short Play, Rapid Write Response

the bear hunt                                                                                                      2014
Soho Theatre, Goldsmith MA Showcase
Shortlisted for the Soho Young Writers’ Award 2015





























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