A writer with drama as a core discipline, I am interested in high content theatre and social affairs.


Awards & residencies –

The Key Theatre –                          1st resident company                 2017

Time & Space residency               METAL Culture                             2016

Escalator Live Art residency         Colchester Arts Centre               2013

Arvon 42 Award                             Totleigh Barton                            2010

Guardian Young Writer Arvon Award winner (Poetry)                   2000


Digital & Broadcast –

A Week in Eden, a radio play developed by Afonica es. for BBCR4 & 3    2020

Black Writers on Democracy film commissions, Director/producer  (crowd-funded)    2020

Lives of F film-poems, Writer/Filmmaker (ACE supported)         2018


Theatre, Writer/Director/Producer (ACE or CPP supported)

GREEN_Space scratch tour 2017: The Green Backyard, Olive Branch Garden, Westraven Big Local

TRANSFORMER               Stream-Lyric                                   Hotbed Festival          2016

TRANSFORMER               Stream-Lyric                                   Peterborough Key      2016

MENTAL Play tour 2015: CPT, Oxford Fire Station, Peterborough Key, Abbey Centre, Westminster

Cambridge Junction        Hotbed Festival                              MENTAL Play              2014

Norwich Arts Centre       Stream-Lyric                                   MENTAL Play              2014

Cambridge Junction        Hotbed Festival                             Bermuda Triangle      2013

Cambridge Junction        Menagerie Theatre                        Organ Recital             2012


Freelance Journalism –

The Economist                               News desk support         2023

ITV, Good Morning Britain           Input producer              2023

The Byline Times                           Feature article on poverty of poverty data in the UK      2022

The Stage                                        Feature on artists moving out of London during Covid   2021

The FRANK Mag (Editor, Mel Sykes)   Various – arts/women/reviews       2019-2022