Lisa Goldman

In addition to writing (see below) Lisa works as a script consultant/dramaturg. Recent work includes Odds On (shortlisted award for Best Digital Production - the Stage 2022); a beatbox version of Pied Piper with Conrad Murray (2023) and Hassan Abdulrazzak and Karl Lekoviez's new musical about the arms trade (2023). Lisa has run writing masterclasses internationally and has led and taught playwriting MA and BA modules at Essex Uni;  RADA; London Met; City, London Uni; UAL.

Lisa has commissioned, developed and directed a huge number of radical, diverse and award winning new plays. Most recently in 2022 she directed Dictating to the Estate about Grenfell residents resistance in years leading up to the fire (nominated for Offie IDEA production).

Lisa spent fifteen years as Artistic Director and joint CEO of two new writing companies, The Red Room  (which she founded originally as a new pub theatre  - now the Lion and Unicorn) and Soho Theatre until 2010. See Linkedin for full bio.

London (Greater London)


2022       Cable Street treatment for feature film  (BFI early development award )

2021-22  Remedy  National Theatre Studio attachment

2021 -22 Cable Street   National Theatre Connections play  20 different YPT productions in 2022. Published by Bloomsbury

2021        Ellie Flint and the Fracking Giant  (childrens novel - Arts Council DYCP Award shortlisted for Penguin Write Now 2020)

2012          The No Rules Handbook for Writers   (Bloomsbury/Oberon)

2007        A Couple of Poor Polish Speaking Romanians  co translated with Paul Sirett ( Soho Theatre)

2005        Hoxton Story      The Red Room site specific/immersive play. Also directed.  'Brilliant' The Guardian


Books, Childrens writing, Film, Poetry, Radio, Short story, Television, Theatre