Nessah Muthy

Writer for television and theatre 

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Biography

Nessah graduated with a First Class honours degree in Theatre Practice from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and also holds an MPhil (B) in Playwriting Studies from the University of Birmingham. 

In June 2014 Nessah completed an attachment at the Royal Court Theatre and was also a member of the Royal Court Summer Group 2014. Her play, Beastie, received a rehearsed reading in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, in October.

Nessah is currently under commission to Pursued By A Bear Productions and a writer-on-attachment to HighTide Festival Theatre, Escalator Plays. Most recently Nessah wrote for: This is not a Slog, a collaborative, mobile exhibition of three walk installations, commissioned by Carissa Hope Lynch and Ovalhouse. 

Other theatre work includes: Sucker (Commissioned by Old Vic New Voices) Gastronauts, for the Royal Court Theatre, Pickaninny, longlisted for the Bruntwood Prize 2013 and the Alfred Fagon Award 2014, Nazma, (A monologue) produced by Kali Theatre for the 'Twelve' project, at Tristan Bates Theatre, ('Twelve' will tour in 2015) Hungry, which played at the Royal Court Theatre as part of the ‘Lost in Theatre’ strand of the Open Court Festival and Freya and Mr Mushroom, which was commissioned by The Building Site Theatre Company and Southwark Playhouse as part of the ‘Hotel Confessions’ season.

For screen, Nessah has recently been commissioned to write an episode of Holby City, following successful completion of the show’s shadow scheme and is also currently participating in the 4Screenwriting Course 2015. Previously she has written for EastEnders: E20, as well as various content across the EastEnders website and social media material for characters Fatboy and Faith. 







CV

Theatre

Writer

Creator Blake Morris and Carissa Hope Lynch
 
Ovalhouse
 

Writer & Creator

 
HighTide Festival Theatre, Escalator Plays
 
 
Old Vic New Voices
 
Producer Pursued By A Bear Productions
Director Helena Bell
 
 
Director Bobby Brook
 
Cloakroom Theatre
 
Director Leo Butler
 
Live Lunch at the Royal Court - A season of new plays by up-and-coming writers will be performed live as lunchtime readings every Friday over 6 weeks.
Royal Court Theatre, Jerwood Theatre Upstairs
 
Director Janet Steel
 
Kali Theatre
 
 
Royal Court Theatre, Jerwood Theatre upstairs
 
Director Ned Bennett
 


Open Court
 
Director Anouke Brook
 
The Building Site Theatre Company/ Southwark Playhouse
 

TV

Producer

Producer Gurinder Chadha, Duncan Gray, and Tony Wood
 

Multi-generational TV drama 


Available to watch here 

Bucaneer Media / Sky Living
 

Writer

Producer Deborah Sathe
Director John Howlett
 
Episode is available for viewing here
BBC for BBC 2
 
Writer James Gillam-Smith
 
BBC
 
Writer Philip Shelley and Amanda Lee
 
Channel 4 / Shelley Productions
 

Other

Writer

 

Various content across the EastEnders website as well as social media material for characters Fatboy and Faith.