Rebecca Crookshank



Rebecca Crookshank is a writer and international visual artist with a unique story.










Aged 17, she joined the Royal Air Force. Her lived experience informed her later writing of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, an award-winning solo play which toured the UK, receiving its international premiere on 42nd Street, New York.  Since being catapulted into the public eye, she has been an activist for equality and human rights and has featured on BBC'sVictoria Derbyshire Show and Channel 4 News. Nominated for a Liberty and Human Rights Award, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is currently in development for the screen with Urban Myth Films.

​Rebecca was selected as one of the commissioned playwrights for the Old Vic 12. As a result, she is currently developing an original TV series for Sky Drama.


Rebecca’s new play Secretions of the Lac Beetle will be directed by Tamsin Oglesby. Inspired by revolutionary women, cross-cultural friendship and her research in South East Asia. Rebecca was supported by Arts Council England, The British Council, The Vietnamese Women's Museum, Hanoi and was a recipient of the Artist International Development Fund in 2018. This has led to a commission with Lunar Lander films where she is working on her first feature film The Red River.








She is alumni of The Soho Writers Group, The Royal Court Writers group and has featured and written for The TelegraphThe Huffington Post, and The Guardian. Her interview on Channel 4 News received over 5 million views in one week. Her mission continues.















 





London (Greater London)




Agent
Adam Maskell
+44 (0)20 7393 4316 adam.maskell@curtisbrown.co.uk


Books, Childrens writing, Comedy, Comedy (topical), Film, Poetry, Radio, Scripted reality, Short story, Television, Theatre, Videogames



 


http://oberonbooks.com/whiskey-tango-foxtrot


Whiskey Tango Foxtrot marks my debut play as a solo writer/performer and was nominated for Best New Play, Best New Production, Best Director and Best Actress in the 2015 Broadway World Awards. The show has just competed a UK Tour and is of to Broadway in November for the United Solo Festival. My first short play Clipping My Wings premiered at the ‘Our Bodies Our Future’ Conference in 2015 led by MP Stella Creasy.