Naomi Westerman is a British writer of Middle Eastern heritage. A former anthropologist, she started writing in 2015. She is a graduate of the Criterion Playwriting Programme and Graeae's Write to Play training scheme for disabled writers.

Naomi is currently a writer in residence at Wapping Berlin and Rosemary Branch Shrill Voices. She has previously been an Associate Company Member at The Bush Theatre and a Birmingham Rep Writer in Residence in 2017. 




In Development

Trafalgar Studios
Director Rafaella Marcus
Vault Festival

Rehearsed Reading

Curve Theatre
Director Janys Chambers
Bolton Octagon
Director Rebecca Gwyther
Vault Festival
Director Lauren McGee
St James RE:act at High Tide
Director Grace Gummer

Monologue performed at Open Court Festival 

Royal Court
Director Ghenet Pinderhughes
St James Theatre RE:act
Director Ellen McDougall

Playwrought Festival 

Arcola Theatre


Director Molly Taylor
Bush Theatre
Director Thomas Hescott

James Graham's crowd-sourced play, incorporating scenes by emerging writers

Wilton's Music Hall
Director Adriana Sanford
Vault Festival
Director Laura Lomas

Rehearsed Reading 

Birmingham Rep