Nick Hern

Nick Hern is the founder and publisher of Nick Hern Books. His adaptations for the stage include a version of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four.

Nick Hern
My First Play
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Amy Herzog

Amy Herzog's plays include Mary Jane (Yale Repertory Theatre & New York Theatre Workshop, 2017; Best Play, New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards, 2018); The Great God Pan (Playwrights Horizons, 2012); Belleville (Yale Repertory Theatre, 2011; Donmar Warehouse, 2017; finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize); 4000 Miles (Duke on 42nd Street Theatre, 2011; Lincoln Center Theater, 2012; Pulitzer Prize finalist; Obie Award for the Best New American Play) and After the Revolution (Williamstown Theatre Festival, Playwrights Horizons, 2010).

She is a recipient of the Whiting Writers’ Award, the Benjamin H. Danks Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Helen Merrill Award, the Joan and Joseph F. Cullman Award for Extraordinary Creativity and the New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award.

Amy Herzog
The Great God Pan
Mary Jane

Julie Hesmondhalgh

Julie Hesmondhalgh was born and brought up in Accrington, Lancashire, and trained at LAMDA. She was a member of Arts Threshold Theatre in London in the 1990s, and is co-founder of the political theatre company Take Back in Manchester, her home city.

She is best known for her award-winning role as Hayley Cropper in Coronation Street, a part she played for sixteen years. She has since worked extensively in theatre (Wit, Mother Courage and Her Children, The Greatest Play in the History of the World, There Are No Beginnings), television and film (You & Me, The Pact, Broadchurch, Happy Valley, Black Roses, Doctor Who, Inside No. 9, Catastrophe, Cucumber, Peterloo), and radio, where she is a regular voice on BBC Radio 4. Her Working Diary was published by Methuen Drama in 2019.

Author photo by James Melia

Julie Hesmondhalgh
An Actor's Alphabet
An Actor's Alphabet – SIGNED COPY

Rosa Hesmondhalgh

Rosa Hesmondhalgh is a writer and actor from Yorkshire. Her plays include Madame Ovary. first performed at the Pleasance, Edinburgh, in 2019, then at VAULT Festival, London, in 2020.

Rosa Hesmondhalgh
Plays from VAULT 5
Madame Ovary

Lewis Hetherington

Lewis Hetherington is a Glasgow-based playwright and performance maker. His work is rooted in collaboration, storytelling and play. He has won two Fringe First Awards and an Adelaide Fringe Award.

He is co-founder of fieldwork performance, Constellation Points, and also an associate of The PappyShow. He has worked with companies including National Theatre of Scotland, Platform, Lyceum Theatre, Traverse and Grid Iron. He has created performances in castles, climbing arenas and swimming pools and many others sites in between. He often makes work with community groups, and has a real passion for amplifying stories which need to be heard, using creativity to empower people to find their voices and agency.

Recent work includes The Coming Back Out Ball (National Theatre of Scotland), Red Riding Hood (Citizens Theatre), Rocket Post! (Constellation Points), Dear Green Place (fieldwork performance), BOYS (The PappyShow).

His work has travelled all over the world including performances in Australia, China, Canada, Germany, Japan, the US and Singapore amongst others.

Lewis Hetherington
The Multiverse is Gay!

Robert H. Hethmon

Robert Hethmon was a director, teacher and editor. He was director of the Wisconsin Center for Theatre Research (1960-2) and was a faculty member in the Department of Theater at UCLA.

Strasberg at the Actors Studio

Ella Hickson

Ella Hickson is an award-winning writer whose work has been performed throughout the UK and abroad.

Her work includes: Swive [Elizabeth] (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare's Globe, 2019); ANNA (National Theatre, 2019); The Writer (Almeida Theatre, 2018); Oil (Almeida Theatre, London, 2016); Wendy & Peter Pan (Royal Shakespeare Company, 2013 and 2015; Tokyo, 2021); Riot Girls (Radio 4); Boys (Nuffield Theatre, Southampton / Headlong Theatre / HighTide Festival Theatre, 2012); The Authorised Kate Bane (Grid Iron/Traverse Theatre, 2012); Rightfully Mine (Radio 4); Precious Little Talent (Trafalgar Studios/Tantrums Productions, 2011), Hot Mess (Arcola Tent/ Tantrums Productions, 2010) and Eight (Trafalgar Studios/Bedlam Theatre, Edinburgh, 2008/9).

Author photo by Peter Hickson

Ella Hickson
Precious Little Talent & Hot Mess
Precious Little Talent
Hot Mess
The Authorised Kate Bane
Wendy & Peter Pan
Wendy & Peter Pan
The Writer
Ella Hickson Plays: One

Lydia Higman

Lydia Higman is a historian, writer and musician. She was a co-creator and cast member of Gunter (Dirty Hare, Edinburgh Fringe 2023; Royal Court Theatre, 2024). She has consulted on a range of theatre projects and history books, and is the main songwriter for folk band Iris & Steel.


Holly Hill

Holly Hill is a journalist and theatre academic, and author of Playing Joan.

Playing Joan
Actors' Lives
Salaam. Peace: An Anthology of Middle Eastern-American Drama