Christina Carty & Marina Niel

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Biography

Christina and Marina met while training at The Oxford School of Drama. Their comedy pilot, Filthy was nominated for the Funny Women Comedy Writing Award and their web series, Milly & Clare is in development with Amelia Hashemi directing and Christina and Marina performing. 

Marina also works in script development at Rough Cut TV. She co-founded The Girl Next Door Theatre Company with her sister and produced the 5 star production of His Ghostly Heart at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2008 and returned with Taketh Me Away in 2011. She is also developing her first feature film, Crazy Bitches.

Christina was invited by High Tide to develop her short play The Heart Shop at their developmental workshops. It was later performed as part of BAC Scratch festival. Her first play Accidents was showcased at Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch. And she is currently writing a black comedy, The Intern, which was workshopped by Sophie Lifschutz at the Southbank centre in January. She is currently taking part in the National Theatre's Playwriting Course. Christina is also an actor (Downton Abbey/Belonging to Laura). 

CV

TV

Creator & Writer

Writer & Creator

DirectorAmelia Hashemi
 

New comedy web series. 

 
Wasters
1 x 30'
 

Sitcom in development, nominated for the Funny Women Comedy Writing Award 2013

DLT
In development
 

Film

Writer

DirectorAmelia Hashemi
Starring
  • Tom Austin
  • Christina Carty
  • Tom Greaves
  • Natalie Imlay
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    Longlisted for the Reed Short Film Competition


     
    DirectorAmelia Hashemi
    Starring
  •  

    In Development
     

    Theatre

    Writer

    DirectorSophie Lifschutz
     

    Black Comedy. 

     
    WriterChristina Carty
     

    Play shown as part of new writing festival

    Queens Theatre, Hornchurch