Natalie Mitchell

Playwright and writer for radio and television

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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.




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BBC for BBC1
BBC for BBC1
  • Charlie Brooks
  • Steve McFadden
  • Shane Richie
  • Jessie Wallace
    BBC for BBC1




    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
  • 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



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

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 3