Bea Roberts is a multi-award winning playwright, screenwriter and dramaturg from the west country. Her debut play, And Then Come The Nightjars
, won the international Theatre503 playwriting award and made her a finalist for the prestigious Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Her next project, the one-woman/no-woman show Infinity Pool: A modern re-telling of Madame Bovary
had a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival, was nominated for a Total Theatre award and was optioned by Hartswood Films.
Bea’s modern feminist adaptation of Little Mermaid
, co-devised and produced by Pins and Needles Productions, won Best Play for Children & Young People at the 2018 UK Theatre Awards. Bea is currently under commission to the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, English Touring Theatre, Theatre Royal Plymouth and the Stephen Joseph Theatre. Other writing credits include environmental comedy Loam (Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in association with the Royal Court), The Borrowers (Tobacco Factory Theatres) and Sir F. Mother****ing Drake
, part of the My England monologue series at the Young Vic. Bea is represented by Katie Williams at The Agency.