Laura Lomas

Laura Lomas

Laura Lomas is a playwright and screenwriter. Her plays include: Metamorphoses, co-written with Sami Ibrahim and Sabrina Mahfouz, after Ovid (Shakespeare's Globe, 2021); Chaos (National Theatre Connections); The Blue Road (Dundee Rep, Derby Theatre, Royal & Derngate and Theatre Royal Plymouth youth companies); Joanne (Clean Break & Soho Theatre); Bird (Root Theatre and Echo); Blister (Paines Pough/Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama); Open Heart Surgery (Theatre Uncut); Come to Where I’m From (Paines Plough); Some Machine (Paines Plough/Rose Bruford); The Island (Nottingham Playhouse/Det Norske Oslo); Us Like Gods (Hampstead, Heat and Light); Gypsy Girl (Paines Plough Later at Soho) and Wasteland (New Perspectives/Derby Theatre; shortlisted for the Brian Way Award).

Radio plays include My Boy (BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play; Bronze SONY Award for best radio drama) and Lucy Island (BBC Radio 3).

Her screen work includes Rough Skin (Touchpaper/Channel 4; shortlisted for Best British Short at British Independent Film Awards and Raindance Film Festival). She has also written two episodes of Glue (E4/Eleven Films), and has been commissioned by BBC Radio 4, Manchester Royal Exchange, and jointly by Clean Break and Birmingham Rep. She was a MacDowell Colony Fellow 2013, and a Yaddo Fellow 2014.

A cutting-edge monologue that throws light on the experience of a teenager in contemporary Britain, from one of the c...
A monologue first performed by Laura Lomas at Soho Theatre, London, on 5 October 2009 as part of Paines Plough's LATE...
A monologue play about a woman on the day of her release from prison.
Five of the most exciting voices in theatre explore the pressures on our public services as one young woman buckles u...
A symphony of characters searching for meaning in a complicated and unstable world. Part of the 2019 National Theatre...
An entertaining and provocative new play inspired by Ovid's powerful collection of myths.
A tense relationship drama which examines how the effects of one moment can ripple through a galaxy of lives. In the...