Helen worked extensively with Momentum and Theatre Writing Partnership, having her debut play Doing A Sylvia performed as a rehearsed reading at The Momentum New Writing Festival in Nottingham in 2007; ASBO Nation was performed at The Lakeside Arts Centre in 2008. Learn more about Doing A Sylvia and read a sample of the script here, or click here for ASBO Nation.

Following on from this success, she was commissioned by Young Britain to write Being Julia, which was performed at Royal & Derngate, Northampton before embarking on a UK tour. As part of the New Writer Mentoring Scheme at Royal & Derngate she was commissioned to write a piece about Northampton for the Made in Northampton Season.

Additionally, Helen has a new radio series for NLive in progress, entitled Anger Management. At present the script is in final development – read the synopsis here.

Most recently, Helen has been developing The Parent Project after receiving research funding from The Arts Council. Mums, dads and guardians can get currently get involved with workshops and help shape an honest, new piece of theatre about the highs and lows of parenthood – learn more here.


Writing Credits

Anger Management Radio Edit

NLive, Northampton

Aug 2017

Anger Management, Part 2

Theatre Lab, Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Feb 2013

Anger Management, Part 1

Theatre Lab, Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Oct 2012

New Town Shoe Town

The Royal Theatre, Northampton

July 2010

Being Julia

Young Britain Tour and Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Oct 2009

The Reunion

Writer’s Residency with The Royal & Derngate

Nov 2008 – July 2009

ASBO Nation

The Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham

Sept 2008

ASBO Nation

The Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Sept 2008

Doing a Sylvia/Three Branches

Momentum New Writing Festival, Nottingham

Aug 2007