Beth Flintoff

Beth Flintoff

Beth Flintoff is a playwright, dramaturg and theatre director.

Her plays include: A Christmas Carol (Reading Rep, 2021/22); The Ballad of Maria Marten (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, and UK tour, 2020/21); The World We Made (Warwick Arts Centre, 2019); The Glove Thief (2017, commissioned by Tonic Theatre Company as part of their Platform scheme in association with Nick Hern Books); Matilda the Empress (Reading Between the Lines, Reading, 2017); and Greenham: One Hundred Years of War and Peace (a large-scale site specific performance piece performed on Greenham Common in September 2017).

She is currently an Associate Artist at Rabble Theatre Company, for whom she has written plays including Henry I, Matilda the Empress, Henry II, and The Last Abbot.

Previously she was the founding Artistic Director of new-writing fringe ensemble Debut Theatre Company, and was Outreach Director at The Watermill Theatre in Berkshire.

Author photo by Ian Legge.

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