Nicola has written for theatre, radio and television. Her new play, PLAQUES AND TANGLES, will be premiering at The Royal Court Theatre in Autumn 2015 and has been selected as one of three plays to be supported by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation as a Jerwood New Playwrights commission.
Nicola completed the BBC Writers’ Academy in 2009 and wrote across Continuing Drama Series in 2010. After the Academy, she continued to write for HOLBY CITY and wrote further episodes of EASTENDERS. She has written two episodes of FATHER BROWN for BBC Daytime.
She has written an afternoon play, CUT TO THE HEART for Radio 4 and Radio 3’s The Wire produced her play LIFE ON THE EDGES earlier in the year. Her stage play, MOONWALKING, was performed at Oran Mor theatre in Glasgow 2008 and she has also written short plays for Clean Break and Paines Plough.
Prior to writing, she was Literary Manager at the Bush Theatre between 2001 and 2005 and Senior Reader at the National Theatre before that. She is also a freelance florist and dramaturg and co-adapted Margaret Atwood’s PENELOPIAD for the RSC, playing at the Swan Theatre before opening at the National Arts Centre in Canada in 2007.
She is currently developing original TV projects with BBC Drama and Drama Republic.