Playwright

Tatty's play A Hundred Words for Snow won the Heretic Voices and Vault Origins Award and has been nominated for four Off West End Awards, including Best New Play and Best Writer. She is an associate writer with FLUX Gym.

As a dramaturg she has worked with writers such as Stephanie Martin, Naomi Westerman, Lindsay Dukes and Sarah Gordon.

 

F Off, with the National Youth Theatre, Underbelly, Edinburgh Fringe 2019

A piece of event theatre devised with a company of digitally native NYT members interrogating the highs and lows of the unstoppable rise of social media. 

A cast of 30 of Britain’s most exciting young voices aged 16-25 explore the mental health implications of living 24/7 online and undercover the dark depths of data protection in a digital age.

★★★★ "funny, emotional and exceptionally written"  EdFest Magazine 

★★★★ The Times

A Hundred Words for Snow, Arcola Theatre, Vault Festival


Depicting a teenage girl’s solo journey to the North Pole with her father’s ashes, A Hundred Words for Snow is a complex, epic and undulating story that pitches themes of death and rebirth against a shifting backdrop of climate change, exploration and the uncertain geography of the North. Winner of the Heretic Voices Award, Vault Origins Award and nominated for 4 Off West End Awards.

 

“extraordinary” (The Guardian)

“warm, witty and wonderful” ★★★★ (The Stage)

 “'hilarious and movingly poetic” ★★★★★ (London City Nights)

“leaves you inspired to embrace the adventure that is life” (A Younger Theatre)

The Snow Queen, Theatre N16
 

A new adaptation of the beloved Hand Christian Anderson story. 

"The Snow Queen is one of the best children’s shows I’ve seen – intelligent, imaginative and spellbinding." ★★★★ Fairypowered
 

“Puns and jokes coming thick and fast, some of the best I've heard in any Christmas show...delight for children and adults alike' ★★★★ Female Arts

"a tale of imagination to melt the heart... so utterly beguiling that no lavish pantomime could possibly hope to compete" ★★★★ From The Box Office

Immaculate, written for LAMDA. 
A secret female university society start exacting feminist revenge for Lad culture, but what happens when it goes too far? A young novice joins a convent to escape the sins of her past, but is she really safe within its walls?  


All That Lives, Ovalhouse
Henrietta Lacks died in 1951.But her cells didn’t. A true story of immortality, exploitation and what rights we have over bodies when we die.

 

 

But Not As We Know It, Linbury Studio LAMDA

Four scientists journey thousands of miles to look for life on a distant moon when another discovery, much closer to home, puts the whole mission at risk.

Dramaturg

 

 

In Soft Wings by Hugh Salmon, July 2015

 

Trusting Atoms by Rowena Fletcher-Wood, Sep 2014

 

 

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