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Emma Dennis Edwards

Emma Dennis Edwards

Emma Dennis-Edwards is a Playwright and Performer of Jamaican and Trinidadian heritage. Emma has been a participant at the Royal Court, Soho, Lyric Hammersmith and Oval House’s young writers programmes and was mostly recently awarded a commission by The Old Vic as part of The Old Vic 12 Programme. Emma’s play American Dream 2.0 was recently performed at the Young Vic as part of their Neighbourhood Theatre project. Emma is a participant on BBC Writersroom Drama Room and Continuing Drama Writer's Academy 2019/2020. She is also developing a drama thriller and comedy with with independent TV production companies Balloon and Merman.

Tim Foley

Tim Foley Drinking Coffee

Tim Foley is an award-winning writer based in Manchester. He was Pentabus’ Channel 4 Writer-in-Residence in 2016, when he wrote his Bruntwood-winning play Electric Rosary (produced by the Royal Exchange June/July 2020). His debut play The Dogs of War won the OffWestEnd award for Most Promising New Playwright, and he has worked with Manchester Royal Exchange, Paines Plough, VAULT festival, and the National Theatre. He also writes sci-fi audio drama for Big Finish productions set in the world of Doctor Who.