Lucy Flannery

Lucy Flannery is an award-winning writer with credits in radio, theatre, film, TV, fiction and non-fiction. Her short play, Bear Hunt, was performed throughout the Festival of Chichester in summer 2018 and her play Poisoned Beds, co-written with Greg Mosse, toured in 2018 and 2019. She was a finalist in the Exeter Novel Prize, leads the Get Playwriting! and Script Lab courses at Chichester Festival Theatre and is a member of the WGGB Radio Committee.

Credits include A Business Affair [with Christopher Walken] Like a Daughter [with Alison Steadman] The Story of Tracy Beaker, Tomorrow Will Be Too Late and various magazines and anthologies.

She was the creator of Havant Literary Festival and a core writer for You, Me & Everyone, which has been confirmed by Arts Council England as the biggest crowd-sourced literary art event in the UK.

Lucy is an RLF Consultant Fellow and a Writing Project Associate, working with public and private sector organisations, higher education establishments and charities: https://www.writingproject.co.uk/staff-member/lucy-flannery/




South East


Elizabeth Dench
The Dench Arnold Agency
10 Newburgh Street
London W1F 7RN

RADIO

LIKE A DAUGHTER
Afternoon Drama starring Alison Steadman, Roy Hudd, Jonathan Aris
BBC Radio / CPL Productions

RENT (4 Series)
Award-winning comedy series starring Patrick Barlow, Barbara Flynn
BBC Radio Producer: Liz Anstee
Winner of the Best Radio Comedy Writers’ Guild Award

ANY OTHER BUSINESS
Comedy series starring Jan Ravens, James Grout, John Duttine & June Whitfield
BBC Radio Producer: Liz Anstee

THEATRE

BONE TIRED
Short Play
HUMAN Festival of New Writing, White Bear Theatre January 2020

RISK
One-Act Play
Supernova Festival of New Writing February 2019
AED Festival Totton, March 2019

TODAY
Monologue
Lost Souls Theatre Podcast 2020

BEAR HUNT
One-Act Play
Festival Of Chichester, June – July 2018

POISONED BEDS
Co-written with Greg Mosse
South coast tour, autumn 2018
South coast tour, summer 2019

HIPPOLYTA'S HANDMAIDEN
Full length play
Long-listed Terence Rattigan Award
Short-listed, Bread & Roses Award
New Writing Showcase, Criterion Theatre, 2017

BAD DAY AT THE OFFICE
One-Act Play, Heaven & Hell Showcase of New Writing
White Bear Theatre, 2017

CALM DOWN, DEAR
One-Act Play
Short-listed, British Theatre Challenge
Short listed, Get Over It Productions


CARE
One-Act Play
The Place Theatre, Bedford 2016

TOMORROW WILL BE TOO LATE
Commissioned as part of National Heritage Lottery-funded D-Day 70th Anniversary Commemoration. Performed on a specially erected open-air stage in North Street, Emsworth May/June 2014

A VIKING TALE
SOOP Theatre
Family-friendly adaptation of the twelfth century Icelandic Volsünga saga
2013 / 2014 Touring

LADY OF THE ENGLISH
Full-length play about the Empress Matilda
365 Women A Year: http://bit.ly/2uSAEK9

DAMSEL IN DISTRESS
Adaptation of the original novel for staged presentation at PG Wodehouse Festival 2015 / 2016

THANK YOU, JEEVES
Adaptation of the P G Wodehouse comic novel, Wemsfest/Wodehouse Festival 2013 and 2014 mini-tour

COMPUTER DATING [Renamed THE DATING GAME]
One-Act Play Bench Theatre 2010 / 2011
Totton Festival of Drama 2011
Steyning Festival 2012
Winner of the Herald Cup for Best Original Script

REMEMBER PARIS
One-Act Play
Bench Theatre Supernova Festival of New Writing February 2014

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Adaptation and Direction, all-female small cast version
September 2015 Dynamo Youth Theatre

FILM

A BED OF ROSES
Feature, currently in pre-production
Hargenant Media

THE BEATEN PATH
Comedy feature, currently in development

A BUSINESS AFFAIR
Additional Dialogue Credit
Dir: Charlotte Brandstrom
Romantic comedy feature starring Christopher Walken, Jonathan Pryce and Sheila Hancock

GIBRALTAR
Script editor European co-production (for Film and General Productions)

AT MIDNIGHT
Supernatural horror, George Moore Films

PORTRAIT OF A SPY
Biopic of a little-known WWII Polish heroine

TV

THE STORY OF TRACY BEAKER

The episode Work in second series of the award-winning CBBC drama
BBC

CLOSE TO HOME
Three episodes of the comedy starring Paul Nicholas
London Weekend Television

2.4 CHILDREN
Four episodes of the popular comedy series – Dutch language version
Endemol Nederland

THE TWO OF US
10 episodes of the enduring comedy series - Dutch language version
Joop Van Den Ende Produkties

FICTION AND NON-FICTION

WEDDING STAKES
Comic Novel
Finalist, Exeter Novel Prize 

THE CABINET
Short story
Winner, Bognor Writers Competition, 2019

SORRY
Short story
ACE-supported Writing Edward Project, 2017

TEA
Short story
Third Prize, Dorset Fiction Prize 2017

CALM DOWN, DEAR
Short story
Published in RattleTales Anthology
Winner, The Brighton Prize 2015

THE POWER
Winner, WordSouth Flash Fiction Competition 2012

THE EMPRESS MATILDA
Dangerous Women Project [website], University of Edinburgh 2016
http://dangerouswomenproject.org/2016/11/24/the-empress-matilda/

Various published short stories and non-fiction articles.

OTHER

WRITING PROJECT ASSOCIATE
2017 - present
Workshop Facilitator

GET PLAYWRITING! TUTOR
Chichester Festival Theatre
January 2018 – present

SCRIPT LAB TUTOR
Chichester Festival Theatre
Summer, 2019

ROYAL LITERARY FUND FELLOW
University of Chichester 2014 - 2017

YOU, ME & EVERYONE IN PORTSMOUTH
One of four core writers on ACE-funded crowd-sourced literary art piece, projected on to Portsmouth Guildhall on the evenings of 25 & 26 October 2013. Produced by The ReAuthoring Project.

HAVANT LITERARY FESTIVAL
Creator and Founding Director, 2008-2009

PERRIER AWARD JUDGE
Edinburgh Festival Fringe

CREATIVE WRITING, COMEDY AND DRAMA
Tutor, Course Leader and Workshop Facilitator. Events in Hampshire, West Sussex and London, including schools, universities, all women-groups, FE colleges, U3A, home-educated teenagers, comedy writers, etc.

Books, Comedy, Film, Radio, Short story, Television, Theatre