Lucy Flannery

Lucy Flannery is an award-winning writer with experience of 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, has a micro-tour in November 2018, followed by a south coast tour in 2019. She was a finalist in the Exeter Novel Prize, leads the Get Playwriting! course 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 Tracey 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 a former RLF Fellow and is now a Writing Project Associate, working with public and private sector organisations, educational 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

RISK
One-Act Play
Supernova Festival of New Writing February 2019

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

POISONED BEDS
Co-written with Greg Mosse
The Spring, 1 November 2018
Weald & Downland Museum, 2 November 2018
Worthing Theatre, 7 November 2018
South coast tour, summer 2019
South-west tour, autumn 2019

HIPPOLYTA'S HANDMAIDEN
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 for British Theatre Challenge

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

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

MARIA [WORKING TITLE]
New feature, currently in development
Winterland Pictures

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, currently in post-production, 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
Short-listed, Exeter Novel Prize 2018

SORRY
Short story
ACE-supported Writing Edward Project
https://www.writingedwardking.com/project/high-street-old-portsmouth/

TEA
Short story
Third Prize, Dorset Fiction Prize 2017

CALM DOWN, DEAR
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 short stories and non-fiction articles in various publications, including Punch

OTHER

WRITING PROJECT ASSOCIATE
2017 - present
Workshop Leader https://www.writingproject.co.uk/staff-member/lucy-flannery/

GET PLAYWRITING! TUTOR
Chichester Festival Theatre
January – March 2018 https://www.cft.org.uk/whats-on/event/get-playwriting-spring-2018

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, Film, Radio, Short story, Television, Theatre