Nick Whitby

Nick Whitby has had his plays produced on the Edinburgh Fringe, the Donmar in London, and in around forty major productions in Europe. He has written for various comedians, and for TV, including sketches, sitcom, drama, comedy-drama, animation and documentary.

The Complaint
The Mystae

Joe White

Joe White is a playwright whose plays include: Blackout Songs (Hampstead Theatre, 2022); and Mayfly (Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, 2018).

His short play Ursa Major was included in the Orange Tree's Inside/Outside season in 2021.

He won Most Promising New Playwright at the 2019 OffWestEnd Awards for Mayfly.

Ursa Major
Blackout Songs

Camilla Whitehill

Camilla Whitehill is a playwright who originally trained as an actor at the Birmingham School of Acting, graduating in 2012. Her plays include Mr Incredible (VAULT Festival, London, and Edinburgh Fringe, 2016) and Where Do Little Birds Go? (People's Choice Award at VAULT Festival 2015, UK tour, and Edinburgh Fringe). She has had short plays produced at Soho Theatre, Park Theatre, Camden People's Theatre, the Old Red Lion, and the Hen & Chickens Theatre. Her short play Icebergs won the international short play competition Pint Sized Plays in 2013, and her radio play Pier was produced by the Heritage Arts Company.

Camilla Whitehill
Plays from VAULT
Mr Incredible (VAULT version)
Mr Incredible
One Thousand and One
Aloe Aloe

Tim Whitnall

Tim Whitnall is an English playwright, screenwriter and former actor. His plays include an adaptation of Bill Bryson's Notes from a Small Island and Morecombe, a tribute to the late comedian Eric Morecambe.

In 2012, BBC Four screened his 90-minute drama Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story, which won the BAFTA Breakthrough Talent Award 2013.

Notes from a Small Island

Monsay Whitney

Monsay Whitney is an actor and playwright. Her plays include Box Clever (nabokov and The Marlowe, Canterbury, at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017), and Hand to Mouth (Lyric Hammersmith), chosen by Simon Stephens as part of Theatre503’s ‘Playwright Presents’ scheme.

Box Clever

Amanda Whittington

Amanda Whittington is one of the most widely performed playwrights in the UK. Her plays include Be My Baby (Soho Theatre, 1998), Satin ’n’ Steel (Nottingham Playhouse, 2005), Ladies' Day (Hull Truck, 2005) and its sequels Ladies Down Under (Hull Truck, 2007) and Ladies Unleashed (Hull Truck, 2022), The Thrill of Love (New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 2013), Kiss Me Quickstep (New Vic Theatre, 2016),  Mighty Atoms (Hull Truck, 2017) and The Invincibles (Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch, 2023).

She has adapted Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, My Judy Garland Life and Tipping the Velvet for the stage. She writes regularly for BBC Radio 4, contributing to the Woman's Hour serial and Afternoon Play slots.

Her stage plays have also become a popular choice for amateur, community and school productions across the country.

Amanda Whittington
Player's Angels
Satin 'n' Steel
Be My Baby
Ladies' Day
Ladies Down Under
The Thrill of Love
Kiss Me Quickstep
Mighty Atoms
Ladies Unleashed
The Invincibles

Karina Wiedman

Karina Wiedman is a playwright based in the UK. Originally from Kazakhstan, she lived in Russia and Belarus before moving to the UK. Her first play, The Anarchist, was the winner of the Woven Voices Prize for migrant playwrights, and was premiered at Jermyn Street Theatre, London, in 2022.

The Anarchist

Carly Wijs

Carly Wijs has written and created plays, and has performed as a film and theatre actress with Wim Vandekeybus/Ultima Vez, Guy Cassiers, Josse De Pauw, De Roovers, KOPERGIETERY, Muziektheater Transparant et al. Her productions have toured internationally. She is regularly invited to be a guest lecturer at the RITS and P.A.R.T.S. (both in Brussels). Her first novel, The Doubtexperiment, was published in May 2016 and nominated for the Flemish debut prize, The Bronze Owl. Her play Us/Them won her an Fringe First at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe and transferred to the National Theatre, London, in 2017.

(Author photo by Guido de Grefte)

Carly Wijs