Natalie Mitchell

Playwright and writer for radio and television


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Biography

Natalie writes for stage, radio and television. She is also an experienced facilitator with over ten years’ experience, most recently spending four years as the YFA Projects Manager at the Almeida Theatre, creating and producing new work with and for young people. As producer, shows included The Red Helicopter by Robin French; Encourage the Others by John Donnelly and the Brian Way nominated Parallax by Rebecca Prichard. 

In 2007 she represented England at the World Interplay Young Writer’s Festival, following which she was selected to be part of the Next Generation residency with the BBC Writers' Room and BBC3. In 2009 she participated in the Sparks Radio scheme, for which she wrote a short play for Radio 3's programme, 'The Verb'. In 2010 Natalie was one of nine writers’ on the Royal Court’s ‘Supergroup’, and in 2012-13 she was one of eight writers on the last ever BBC Writer Academy. She is currently under commission to BBC Radio 4, and writes regularly for EastEnders.


CV

TV

Writer

Doctors
1 x 30
 
BBC for BBC1
 
 
BBC for BBC1
 
Starring
  • Charlie Brooks
  • Steve McFadden
  • Shane Richie
  • Jessie Wallace
  •  
    BBC for BBC1
     

    Theatre

    Writer

     

    An exploration of past and present British influence in Cyrpus, told through a dual narrative. A reading. 

    Finborough Theatre
     
    Director Jane Fallowfield
     

    Play about a teenage girl learning about life, sex and happiness

     
     

    Friendship, loyalty and ticket touts

    Royal Court Theatre
     
    Director Michael Buffong
    Starring
  • Tobi Bakare
  • Kellie Bright
  • Michael Lewis
  • Tahirah Sharif
  •  
    Play for young people in reaction to A Knot in the Heart by David Eldridge
    Almeida Theatre
     
     
    Reading with ATC and Roots Theatre
     
     
    Reading, Royal Court Theatre
     
     
    Reading, Soho Theatre
     
    Producer Livvy Morris
    Director Abdul Shayek
     
    A moving account of one young man's struggle with loyalty, change, class and a love of Millwall.
    The Space, Docklands
     

    Radio

    Writer

    Producer Sally Avens
    Starring
  • Ben Crowe
  • Tanya Franks
  • Amaka Okafor
  • Lee Ross
  •  

    Radio play about a ticket tout who has the chance to move abroad 

    Production Company BBC Productions
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
     
    Shower
    1x 15'
    2009
     
    Production Company The Verb
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 3
     
    Proud
    1 x 45'
    2011
    Producer Sally Avens
    Starring
  • Joe Absolom
  • Tom Brooke
  • Ben Crowe
  • Lizzy Watts
  •  
    Skinheads, machismo and growing up

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 3