Christina Carty & Marina Niel

Writers

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Biography

Christina and Marina met while training as actors at The Oxford School of Drama. Their comedy pilot, Filthy was nominated for the Funny Women Comedy Writing Award and was subsequently picked up by DLT Entertainment. They have developed projects with What Larks! and Balloon Entertainment. They have an ongoing collaboration with director Amelia Hashemi, projects to date include: various shorts, the pilot for their web series, Milly & Clare and a live action Instagram-comic: The Comic

Individually, Marina is Head of Development at Who’s On First Films. She co-founded The Girl Next Door Theatre Company with her sister and produced the 5 star production of His Ghostly Heart by Ben Schiffer at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2008 and returned with Taketh Me Away by Frazer Flintham in 2011.

Christina is currently workshopping her new musical 'Skydiving' at Shoreditch Townhall Theatre. Her first play The Heart Shop was performed at the BAC Scratch festival and later work showcased at Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch. Last year she was invited onto the National Theatre Studio's playwriting program. Christina has also acted in shows such as Downton Abbey, Belonging to Laura and Mia.

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TV

Creator & Writer

Writer & Creator

Director Amelia Hashemi
 

New comedy web series. 

 
Wasters
1 x 30'
 

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

DLT
In development
 

Writer

 

TV idea in development.

 

Film

Writer & Performer

Director Amelia Hashemi
Starring
  • Christina Carty
  • Marina Niel
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    Longlisted for the Reed Short Film Competition


     

    Theatre

    Writer

    Director Sophie Lifschutz
     

    Black Comedy. 

     
    Writer Christina Carty
     

    Play shown as part of new writing festival

    Queens Theatre, Hornchurch
     

    Other

    Writer

    Director Amelia Hashemi
    Starring
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    Web Series

    In Development