Agent: Edward Hughes
Nancy is a playwright and screenwriter based in South East London. She has been shortlisted twice for the Channel 4 Screenwriting course and has had plays produced at the Old Red Lion Theatre and North Wall Arts Centre. Nancy was a writer in residence at the North Wall for their Catalyst Festival in 2019, and is currently part of the London Library Emerging Writers Programme. Her work uses genre conventions to explore heredity, mental illness and queer narratives.
Spec pilot for grounded sci-fi series set in the United States.
Warm Lonely Planet
Swings & Roundabouts, Southwark Playhouse (short)
Drama. Elle and Anna want you to help them save the planet – but how can they lead the climate revolution when they don’t know which bin crisp packets go in? A protest-performance-gone-wrong about staying sane in a world in crisis.
Alchymy Festival, North Wall Arts Centre (rehearsed reading)
Comedy drama. In a Kent village, two best friends struggle to balance college, self-doubt and pressure from their families – but one of them is keeping a secret that could tear their relationship – and his life – apart. Told through intimate drama and in-character stand up, ‘Scavenger Babies’ is about trauma, responsibility and the complexities and joys of friendship.
Goodnight, Mr Spindrift
Old Red Lion Theatre
Dystopian horror drama. In a near-future London, a couple must undergo ‘certification,’ a radical government exam which requires them to take a series of increasingly disturbing tests to prove that they truly belong together.
Goodnight, Mr Spindrift
London Horror Festival, Old Red Lion Theatre (rehearsed reading)
Winner of London Horror Festival’s annual playwriting prize.
Alchymy Festival, North Wall Arts Centre (extract)
Psychological drama. As an unidentified virus sweeps across America, a 21-year-old psychiatric patient awaits the arrival of his estranged father, who had him sectioned four years earlier.
Just Like the Films
‘The Playlist,’ Royal Court Theatre (short)
Drama. A child psychiatrist interviews a teenage school shooter, trying to understand the events leading up to the tragedy.
UEA Drama Studio, Norwich
Horror drama. A grieving young couple hope to put a recent loss behind them with a seaside holiday, but they quickly find themselves caught in the web of the strange siblings who own their rundown B&B.
The Garage, Norwich
June 2020 London Library Emerging Writers Programme 2020-21
July 2019 Three-day R&D at ALRA for ‘Scavenger Babies’
April 2019 Writer in Residence, Alchymy Festival 2019, North Wall Arts Centre
March 2018 Catalyst Artist Development programme 2018, North Wall Arts Centre
August 2017 Longlisted for Papatango New Writing Prize 2017.
May 2015 Labyrinths writing programme, Almeida Theatre
BA ENGLISH LITERATURE and CREATIVE WRITING, University of East Anglia
First Class Honours
Specialism: Scriptwriting for stage.