Piers Black-Hawkins

Piers Black-Hawkins

Director, Writer, Co-Founder

  • Location: Manchester
  • Career stage: Entry
  • Freelancer: Available Soon

I am a director, writer and co-founder of Ransack Theatre. Previous directing credits include ‘Come Closer’ (Royal Exchange), ‘The Dumb Waiter’ (HOME (Re:play), NSDF, Lucy Davis Vaults), ‘Enveloped In Velvet’ (HOME, R&D), and ‘Solve’ (Edinburgh Festival).

In addition to this I have worked with the Soho Theatre, Tricycle Theatre, HighTide and Bolton Octagon, as well as further work with the Royal Exchange, HOME and Ransack.

Previously assisted Steven Atkinson on Luke Norris’s Bruntwood Prize-winning new play ‘So Here We Are’ at HighTide Festival and the Royal Exchange.

Before that Ned Bennett on Anna Jordan's Bruntwood Prize-winning play 'Yen' at the Royal Exchange before it transferred to the Royal Court.


Currently the recipient of the Alfred Bradley Bursary Award from the BBC.


Represented by Rochelle Stevens.



  • Creative Writer
  • Director