Ella Hickson

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).

Eight compelling monologues offering a state-of-the-nation group portrait for the stage.
Four boys face the tricky transition to adulthood in Ella Hickson's riot of a play.
A painfully comic excavation of a family history asks if there is an authorised version of the past - or just the one...
A refreshingly modern version of J.M. Barrie's much-loved story that puts the character of Wendy firmly centre stage....
Oil
An explosive play that drills deep into the world's relationship with this finite resource.
A young writer challenges the status quo but discovers that creative gain comes at a personal cost.
PMQ
A short play set in a Westminster dressing room, as Prime Minister Dave prepares for his first ever bout of Prime Min...
A radical play set in East Berlin in 1968, unfolding with all the tension of a spy thriller and the inexorable revela...
Sex is power in the reign of Elizabeth I. Ella Hickson's play explores the ways and means by which women in power neg...
Ten years after 9/11, twenty international writers respond to the defining event of our times.
A touching and funny play about 20-somethings graduating into a world that's sold them down the river.
A dark and lyrical tale about friendship, loss and loneliness.