Berri George

Berri George

Screenwriter

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Early
  • Freelancer: Available

I'm a graduate of both the Belgrade Theatre’s Critical Mass and the Royal Court Theatre local invitation playwriting schemes and 2014 alumni for the Orange Tree Theatre’s invitation writers’ group. An Old Vic 12 shortlist for 2016, longlisted for both Bruntwood 2015 and Verity Bargate 2013 awards plus runner up in the 2017 Mercury Playwriting Award. 2017 BBC Hot Talent List and BBC Drama Room and BBC/Talawa London Voices 2016. And this year was awarded the 2019 Channel Four Playwright bursary for playwright residency at Theatre503.

My work has been staged by a range of the UK’s leading new writing venues; Manchester Royal Exchange, Bolton Octagon Theatre, CPT, Theatre503, High Tide, The Space, Talawa, Old Red Lion, and the West Yorkshire Playhouse. And my one-woman show LARP received 5-star reviews. Commissions include; KAIZEN (Audible), short film TITS (BBC Writersroom/BBC 3), development script WALNUT WHIP (Radio 3), and promenade/immersive theatre play VIRTUALLY BLACKFRIARS (Milow Ladek). My most recent play, SHADOW KINGDOMS opened Theatre503 summer season last year, 2018.

Skills

  • Playwriting
  • Screenplays
  • Screenwriting
  • TV

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