Rebekah Wilkinson

Originally from Sheffield, Rebekah Wilkinson moved to Greenwich, London to complete a BA Hons degree in dramatic writing at Rose Bruford Drama School. After graduation Rebekah achieved a number of writing credits for stage and radio drama before moving into screenwriting. Now living in Brighton, Rebekah continues to write scripts for film, television and audio drama.

South East

Key Credits

THE ENGLISH COMPOUND (feature film) - developed from my short film ‘Hotel Soleil’. Awards to date: Finalist – New Renaissance Film Festival 2021; Semi Finalist – Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival 2021; Quarter Finalist – Scriptation Showcase 2021; Quarter Finalist – Female Eye Film Festival 2021; Quarter Finalist – Finish Line Script Competition 2021; Quarter finalist – Cinestory Fellowship Competition 2021; Second Rounder – Austin Film Festival 2021; Top 16% of scripts on Coverfly.


HEATHENS (television series) - Period drama about the birth of Manchester United Football Club. Developed from my original feature script. Optioned by Quirky Films (2019/20)


HOTEL SOLEIL (short film) – achieved finalist in several international film festivals and script competitions including ÉCU The European Independent Film Festival Script Competition, the New York Screenplay Contest, the NYC Independent Film Festival Script Competition, the Denver Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition, and the Creative World Awards. (2016/17)


Founder: Writers, Directors & Producers Screenplay Development Group (2016)


Creative England / BFI Talent Centre Mentee (2014-15)


HEATHENS (feature film) – optioned by Perfectly Normal Productions in association with Jane Wright (2010-2013).


Ghost story THE LAST TENANT (radio play), optioned by Perfectly Normal Productions (2010).


THE CHRISTMAS FAIRY (short film), a festive ghost story directed by Andi Reiss. (2007)


Radio drama DIRTY GIRL, optioned by BBC Radio 4 (1998)


JELLYHEAD (stage play), selected for Paines Plough Theatre Writer’s Workshop under the mentorship of Mark Ravenhill. (1997)


BLOODSHOT (stage play), directed by Kay Fellows at the Canal Café Theatre, London (1996)


BA Hons in Dramatic Writing,Rose Bruford Drama College, London (1993-1996)

Film, Radio, Television, Theatre