Kefi Chadwick

Playwright and screenwriter

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Kefi Chadwick is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter.

She is currently writing a play for the Nottingham Playhouse and has previously worked with Paines Plough, Theatre 503, Latitude and Edinburgh Festival.

Her short film, SexLife, a charming comedy a couple who haven't had sex since before the birth of their son, was directed award-winning director Stefan Georgiou. It was selected for Tribeca Film Festival.

Kefi is also part of the iWrite programme for emerging writers with Creative England.





Original theatre piece about the wives of undercover policemen, currently in development with the Nottingham Playhouse and the Royal Court

Nottingham Playhouse

Interactive play about sex and intimacy. Funded by The Arts Council

Brighton Dome
Producer Paines Plough

An original play for the Paines Plough series about the writers' hometown

Brighton Dome
Mathematics of the Heart
Best New Play at the Brighton Fringe Festival
Director Donnacadh O'Briain

Paul MacMillan is a Doctor of Chaos Theory. Specialist subject: storm patterns. But with his itinerant musician brother living on his sofa and his girlfriend Emma pushing for a new future, prediction is proving increasingly difficult. Then the arrival of Zainab, a new PhD student, catapults Paul's world into real chaos.

The Marlborough Theatre, Brighton / Theatre 503
Producer Natural Shocks
Director Donnacadh O'Bruain

Le Petit Mort and SexLife featured as part of this collection of plays about sex and relationships.

Pleasance Courtyard / Assembly Gardens
Director Jo McInnes
Play reading at the Old Vic
Director Mary Swan

Play for 14-16 year olds.

Mid-scale touring production that toured London and the South East

Commission by Proteus Theatre


Multi-discipline public art theatre installation in Basingstoke and Southampton

Proteus Theatre

Long-listed for the Verity Bargate Award.

A play about the dangerous nature of female friendship, obsession and violence. 

Director Guy Picot
Nightingale Theatre, Brighton



Writer Kefi Chadwick

4 part drama currently in Development

Lovely Day
Writer Kefi Chadwick

Returning series in development

Greenacre Films & TV
River City
1 x '60
Writer Kefi Chadwick

Commissioned to write episode 18 for series 14

BBC Scotland
Writer Kefi Chadwick

Returning series currently in development

Noho Films & TV


Writer & Creator

2nd Prize at the Best International Short Film Category at the Waterford Film Festival
Producer Richard Landy
Director Steve North
10 minute short film produced as part of Screen South and Film Council Digital Shorts Awards

Director Stefan Georgiou
  • Jemima Roper
  • Dylan Edwards

    A 15 minute short film adaptation of Kefi's original play 

    Chasing the Bear
    Girl Power
    Best Comedy Short at Aesthetica Film Festival
    Director Ben Bee
  • Dakota Blue Richards
  • Alice Lowe
  • Jason Flemyng




    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4