Adam Hughes

Adam Hughes


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

Off West End Adopt a Playwright Award Winner 2016

Writer on Attachment at Finbrough Theatre

FUSE Playwright at Sheffield Theatres

Full-length plays: Marching On Together at the Old Red Lion Theatre

Remote Goat ★★★★★The Stage ★★★★ British Theatre ★★★★ Islington Gazette ★★★★ London Theatre ★★★★ View from the Gods ★★★★ The Theatre Tourist ★★★★ Reviewsgate ★★★★ Everything Theatre ★★★★ Ginger Hibiscus ★★★★

Short plays: Hard Hand (Sheffield Theatres), The White Slaves of Barbary (St James Theatre), Positive (Stratford East Theatre Royal), On the Horizon (Theatre503), A Hard Day's Work (Southwark Playhouse) and Preferred Lies (Wakefield Theatre Royal).

Awards/Accolades: Kenneth Branagh Award for New Writing 2014,
London Player Playwrights Award 2015, Longlisted for BBC Writersroom ScriptRoom (Top 250 out of 3100 scripts), Runner Up in Ronald Duncan Playwriting Award and only UK Finalist in Burbage New Writing Prize.

Training: Soho Young Writers Group, Arcola Writers Group, Stratford East New Writing Group.

Work History

Writer - Positive - Theatre Royal Stratford East (New Writing Festival)

May 2015 - May 2015

Writer - Marching On Together - Old Red Lion Theatre

Feb 2015 - Mar 2015

Writer - Home Truths - Windsor Fringe (Kenneth Branagh Award)

Oct 2014 - Oct 2014

Writer - True Colours - UK Tour

Oct 2013 - Nov 2013


English Language and Literature - BA - University of Leeds

Sep 2009 - May 2012