Nessah Muthy

Writer for television and stage

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

Nessah is currently under commission to Old Vic New Voices - TS Eliot Commissions and is a writer-on-attachment to HighTide for the Escalator Plays scheme.

Most recently Nessah co-devised and wrote: Gastronauts, a theatre adventure with food, for the Royal Court Theatre.

Other theatre work includes: Pickaninny, longlisted for the Bruntwood Prize 2013, Nazma, produced by Kali Theatre for the 'Twelve' project, at Tristan Bates Theatre, 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 written for Eastenders: E20 and she also continues to write social networking material for Eastenders character Fatboy.


Creator and Writer
Royal Court Theatre
Creator Nessah Muthy
Writer Nessah Muthy

Royal Court Theatre
Creator Nessah Muthy
Writer Nessah Muthy

Tristan Bates Theatre
Producer Kali Theatre
Writer Nessah Muthy

Freya and Mr Mushroom 2011
The Bermondsey Square Hotel
Producer The Building Site Theatre Company/Southwark Playhouse
Director Anouke Brook
Writer Nessah Muthy

Eastenders: E20, Series Three 2011
BBC for BBC 2
Producer Deborah Sathe
Director John Howlett
Writer Nessah Muthy

Episode is available for viewing here

BBC Writer's Academy 2012

Writer Nessah Muthy

Invited participant of the BBC Writers Academy Story Workshop, led by Rachelle Constant and David Roden

Hollyoaks 2012
Lime Pictures
Writer Nessah Muthy

Invited participant of the Hollyoaks Storyline Workshop, led by Emily Gascoyne and Kate Hall

Eastenders 2011

Social network material for characters Fatboy and Faith