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About

Nicola Baldwin is a writer for performance. She creates work on commission, in collaboration, on her own initiative – about love, friendship, science, space, politics, history, and the stupendous crises of ordinary life. She writes for theatre, radio, TV, film, installation, abandoned spaces, for audiences. Commissions include: Royal Court, Royal Exchange, Crucible, Bath Theatres (the egg), Unicorn, Theatre of Debate, BBC Radio 4 & 3 (The Wire), ResonanceFM, The Place, Whitechapel Gallery, World Productions. Current projects: Wasteland, Woman From Mars; adapting Nosocomial for museums/online; Camberwell Green for BBC Radio 4.

 

Nicola won the George Devine award for Confetti, NHS England CSO (Chief Scientific Officer) award jointly with Dr Elaine Cloutman-Green for Nosocomial, Time Out theatre award, and twice been shortlisted for Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, and BBC Audio awards. She is a 2020 Hospitalfield resident, an inaugural UCL Creative Fellow at Urban Lab, and 2019-2020 MGCfutures bursary recipient for Woman From Mars.

Agent:

Rachel Daniels, Berlin Associates

racheld@berlinassociates.com 

http://www.berlinassociates.com/clients/nicola-baldwin/

LUX Film and Video

https://lux.org.uk/artist/nicola-baldwin

CV

THEATRE

WOMAN FROM MARS (2021)

Winner: MGCfutures bursary award (2019-2020). 

Director Cat Robey; Miniaturists/ Arcola (work in progress 2019).

WE THE YOUNG STRONG

Winner: Ideastap ‘Stagetime’, East 15; Women at RADA at Arts Theatre.

Director Cat Robey; Criterion New Writing; Bloomsbury Theatre (main stage 2019).

 

​​NOSOCOMIAL

Winner: NHS England Chief Scientific Officer 'Partnering Citizens Award' (2019)

Co-created with Dr Elaine Cloutman-Green and NHS Healthcare Scientists.

Director Hannah Jones; Camden People's Theatre, site-specific NHS (2018-2020).

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HOTEL BASTILLE

Royal Court commission. Produced in collaboration with Urban Foxes.

Director Saskia Marland; Camden People’s Theatre (2014).

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ALL SAINTS

Furious Theatre / Last Refuge.

Director Helen Sheals; Last Refuge (2013); transfer to King’s Head (2013)

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CONFETTI

Winner: George Devine award, Time Out best play; nom. Susan Smith Blackburn.

Director Sarah Frankcom (1992), Helen Sheals (2012). Ovalhouse, Chelsea Centre, Last Refuge.

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​​23.59

Shortlisted: Susan Smith Brownlow Award.

Director Sarah Frankcom; Sheffield Crucible (main stage).

THE RIB CAGE

Director Gordon Anderson; Royal Exchange Theatre (Royal Court commission)

 

Various youth theatre productions including:

THE GIFT, CRACKED, LEAP OF FAITH, BEOWULF, METROPOLIS, THE EYES OF MARIE THERESE.

 

​​RADIO

ABDICATION: THE CRISIS OF WALLIS SIMPSON

Pier Productions for Radio 4. Director Celia de Wolff (2016).

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EUSTON TO WHITECHAPEL

Pier Productions for Radio 4. Director Celia de Wolff (2015).

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TONY AND ROSE

Shortlisted: BBC Audio Awards (2014).

Pier Productions for Radio 4. Director Celia de Wolff (2013)

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SEVEN SCENES

Shortlisted: BBC Audio Awards (2012)

Pier Productions for Radio 3, The Wire. Director Celia de Wolff.

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HAVE YOUR CAKE 

BBC Radio 4. Director Steven Canny (6 x 45 series, 2008).  

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EDWARD ALLEYN’S DEVIL

BBC Radio 4. Director Steven Canny (2006)

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CHALKIE COBB

Winner: BBC Writers Room / Resonance FM commission.

Director Jonny Brown; Resonance FM (broadcast live, 2005).

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POPPY Q

Longlisted: Sony Award.  Radio 3 ‘The Wire’. Director Polly Thomas. 

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TELEVISION​​

THE LAUNDRESS; NORTHERN LIGHTS (Series outlines, 2020)

NORTHERN STAR (Series development / pilot script, United /Mammoth)

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WHERE THE HEART IS (TV Series)   8 x 60 minutes episodes

 

NIGHT AND DAY (TV Series) 3 episodes / omnibus commission, Granada / ITV

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THE GIFT (TV Movie) Adaptation of stage play for BBC Learning Zone,

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LONDON BRIDGE (TV Series) Two episode commission ITV

 

CAPITAL LIVES (TV Series) Single drama episode: ‘Proud’, Carlton / ITV 

 

FILM   

MILO 11  

Feature screenplay (2019, unproduced)

NORTHERN LIGHTS

Feature screenplay (2019, unproduced)

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THINGS I COULDN’T TELL YOU

5 video monologues based on ABC v St George's NHS Trust.

Wellcome Genome Campus/ Genomics / Theatre of Debate (2018)​.

THE DREAM TICKET (BABYCAKES)

World productions / Skreba (feature screenplay)

OF SHADOWS AND WALLS; FALLING UNDER

Collaborations with Suzanne Scott; Rosemary Butcher Dance, distributed by Lux.

Music videos and corporate films including St.Etienne, Heavenly Records, Philips.

Camera operator / assistant camera, various shorts and documentaries. ​​​​

OTHER

Visiting Fellow, UCL Institute of Advanced Studies 2020-2021

UCL Creative Fellowship, Institute of Advanced Studies / UCL Urban Laboratory (2019-2020)

Great Ormond Street Hospital visiting writer, funded RLF & NIHR BRC at GOSH

Research Fellowship, Royal Literary Fund (2016-2019) Advisory Fellow, (2014-2016)

Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow, University of Greenwich (2012-2014)

Judge / Dramaturg Kings Cross Award

Associate Lecturer (Scripts), Drama Centre London / Central St Martins

Writers Tutor, Royal Court Theatre Young Writers Programme

Workshop tutor: Sheffield Theatres, Leeds Playhouse Youth Theatre, Unilever, Royal Court Writers on Schools, NT Education, Healthcare Science Student Network.

 

New

10.8.20

Listen to tracks from Junior XL soundtrack for WE THE YOUNG STRONG.

18.7.20

Watch the first draft zoom-reading of WASTELAND on Youtube

Wasteland had a first read-through on 16 July 2020, via zoom, with:

Rebecca Crankshaw as LOU 

Jimena Larraguivel as ROSA

Tara Kearney as JESS

Shreya Patel as THE PLAY

Watch the recording of the first (Zoom-adapted draft), and read script onscreen.

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