Finalist 2018-19

Ella Hickson

Play: The Writer

Synopsis: A young writer challenges the status quo but discovers that creative gain comes at a personal cost. She wants to change the shape of the world. But a new way of thinking needs a new story. 

Cast Breakdown:  2 M, 2 W


Agent: Rachel Taylor (theatre) & Elinor Burns (film & tv), Casarotto Ramsay & Associates 

Play Service: Nick Hern Books

Bio: Ella is an award-winning writer whose work has been performed throughout the UK and abroad. Her play The Writer opened at the Almeida Theatre in Spring 2018 and her new play Anna will open at The National Theatre in 2019. She is developing new work for The Old Vic, The Globe and Manhattan Theatre Club. She is also developing various projects for TV and film.  

Romola Garai Lara Rossi, Michael Gould, Romola Garai
Lara Rossi and Samuel West
The Writer at the Almeida Theatre, London. Photos by Manuel Harlan.