Jimmy Osborne

Jimmy Osborne

Playwright / screenwriter

  • Location: Lincolnshire
  • Career stage: Experienced
  • Freelancer: Available

Jimmy Osborne is a playwright and screenwriter. 'Maisie Says She Loves Me' was performed at the Vault 2017 (Origins Award Winner) and the Lincoln Performing Arts Centre. He is part of the BBC Writersroom 2017 Drama Room. He runs Aula & Osborne Theatre company with director/performaer David Aula. 'Rolling Sky' is being developed with Theatre503. He co-adapted Ian McEwan’s ‘The Cement Garden’, headlining the London VAULT Festival 2014. ‘An Empty Seat’, commissioned by The Stephen Joseph Theatre, dealt with cowardice and heroism during the First World War. ‘The Room Inside’, was selected by the Writer’s Guild as part of Playwright’s Progress and won a commendation at the Curve Theatre and BBC Writersroom Playwriting Award. ‘Meat’, about a family involved in a young man’s death, was staged at Theatre503. Jimmy was selected to be part of Channel 4’s Screenwriting Programme and BBC Continuing Drama Workshop. He is represented by Julie Press at Kitson Press Assoc. - http://kitsonpress.co.uk/client/jimmy-osborne/ 

Jimmy is currently developing a number of community and research led theatre projects - his work is funded by the Wellcome Trust and Hull City of Culture.