Gabriel
Bisset-Smith

Writer, director and actor 

Gabriel is a BAFTA nominated writer, actor and director.

He directed, co-created and co-wrote the BBC’s ground breaking multi platform murder mystery The Last Hours of Laura K which earned him a BAFTA nomination in digital creativity and a number of other prestigious television and VFX awards nominations.

Gabriel’s theatre work includes his debut play The Charming Man at Theatre 503, plays at Hampstead Theatre and York Theatre Royal and attachments at the Royal Court and the Soho Theatre. After taking part in the 24 Hour Plays at the Old Vic Theatre he was selected to workshop his play Dreams Of A Butterfly Broker at The Public Theatre in New York. His latest play Whitewash is currently playing at Soho Theatre and receiving rave reviews. He is working with Baby Cow on an adaptation of Whitewash for TV.

Further work in development for screen includes two feature film scripts; one with the BAFTA winning company Wigwam and a co-written project with Matilda Ibini in development with Dominic Buchanan. In 2018, he was named a Screen International Star of Tomorrow.

CV

Television

Writer & Director & Creator 

Co-created with Kenny Emson, Ed Selleck and Rachel De-lahay

BBC

Writer 

Company Pictures for Channel 4
Unigram
NBC Universal
In development

Adaptation of the book by Sorcha Pollak

Headline Pictures
In development
Clerkenwell Pictures
In development

Co-writing with Kenny Emson

Wigwam Films
In development

Theatre

Writer 

Soho Theatre
The Public Theatre New York
Director Paul Robinson
Theatre 503

Director 

Writer & Performer 

Director Dan Herd
Director Laura O'Keefe

Live comedy

Director Laura Keefe

Live comedy.

Director Jeremy Mortimer
BBC Radio Four

Writer & Director & Performer 

Live comedy

Latitude Festival

Film

Writer 

Director Arno Salters
Wigwam Films/Creative England
In Development

Writer & Director & Performer 

Short film.

Short film.

Short film.

Dazed Digital

Director 

Short film.

Writer & Director 

Short film.

Writer Co-written with Matilda Ibini
Dominic Buchanan Productions / BBC Films
In development

Writer & Director & Producer & Performer 

Short film.

“It draws a sharply observed picture of urban gentrification and contains sparkling social satire… In its best moments, it looks like a Zadie Smith novel come to life.”

The Guardian
on Whitewash

"Whitewash is a play of current urgency"

A Younger Theatre
on Whitewash

‘Incisive writing and playful performances’

The Stage
on Whitewash