Kellie Smith

Playwright

Theatre, Film & TV
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Biography

Kellie Smith is a graduate of the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse’s Young Writer’s Programme and has also taken part in the Everyman’s Writer on Attachment Programme. She has worked with a number of companies including Paine’s Plough, Slung Low, Live Theatre, The Miniaturists, the Royal Exchange, 20 Stories High and has participated in the Royal Court’s Invitation Group. She is currently collaborating with Collective Encounters and has been selected by the Royal Exchange to write a piece for “Hunger for Trade” project - a big international collaboration between nine theatres across four continents.

Kellie also writes for radio. Original broadcast work includes Can’t Live Without You and Homeowners, and she is currently developing a new idea, The Archivist, with Pauline Harris at the BBC.

CV

Radio
Writer
Homeowners 2012
BBC for BBC Radio 4
 
Producer Pauline Harris
Writer Kellie Smith

 
Can't Live Without You 2010
BBC Radio 4
 
Producer Pauline Harris
Director Pauline Harris
Writer Kellie Smith
Starring Sarah Smart

 
Blue 2009
BBC Radio 3
 
Writer Kellie Smith

 
First Date 2009
LIPA Radio
 
Writer Kellie Smith

 
Theatre
Writer
You Were Once Me 2011 to 2012
Action Transport Theatre
Director Chris Meads
Writer Kellie Smith

Series of workshops with young people aimed at exploring how a writer can reflect the views of the youth

Grey Areas 2011

Producer 20 Stories High
Writer Kellie Smith

Workshop and written response

I 2011
Liverpool Everyman
Writer Kellie Smith

Fast–paced comedy about school life

The Moment You Stop 2011

Writer Kellie Smith

Playhouse Studio reading

Tock Tick 2011
Liverpool Everyman
Producer tutti frutti
Writer Kellie Smith

Childrens theatre workshop for First Words Project in collaboration with The Duke's Theatre, Sheffield Theatre and Liverpool Everyman

Breakwater 2010
Everyword Festival
Producer Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse
Director Elizabeth Freestone
Writer Kellie Smith
Starring Howard Ward, Samuel Collings & Amy McAllister

The Sum of Parts 2010
Liverpool Everyman
Producer Slung Low Theatre Company
Director Alan Lane
Writer Kellie Smith
Starring Ken Bradshaw & Leanne Best

Seep 2009
Everyword Festival
Producer Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse
Director Elli Johnson
Writer Kellie Smith
Starring Joanna Bacon, Gary Cargill, Mark Arends & Laura Dos Santos

Bark 2008
Liverpool Everyman
Producer The Miniaturists
Director Elli Johnson
Writer Kellie Smith
Starring Neil Caple & Joe Shipman

New Ending 2008
Liverpool Everyman
Director Sedar Bilis
Writer Kellie Smith

Gas Off 2007
Liverpool Everyman
Producer Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse
Director Ellie Jones
Writer Kellie Smith

Hunger for Trade 2013
Royal Exchange Theatre
Writer Kellie Smith

Sandman 2013
Royal Exchange Theatre
Writer Kellie Smith

Skylines showcase with Theatre Centre

Billions 2012
Action Transport Theatre
Writer Kellie Smith

Writers Ball Showcase

Motherhood 2012
Royal Exchange Theatre
Writer Kellie Smith

Word in Progress showcase

The Black Dog 2012
Liverpool Playhouse Studio
Writer Kellie Smith

Other
Writer

National Theatre

Royal Court Invitation Group 2011

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Young Writers' Programme 2006

Workshop Leader
Introduction to Playwrighting 2012

Synergy Theatre Company