Oli Forsyth is a writer, poet, producer and actor from London. He established Smoke & Oakum Theatre in 2013. His first play, Tinderbox, was performed at Theatre503, London, and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, where it was nominated for the Amnesty International Freedom and Speech Award. Cornermen, inspired by his experiences in the world of boxing, opened at the Old Red Lion Theatre, London, in 2015 before playing at the Pleasance Courtyard, the New Diorama Theatre, Otherplace Brighton and the 2016 VAULT Festival, London. Oli's other works include Aubade (2015), and Happy Dave (2016), and a self-published collection of poems in 2015.