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Andrew Curtis

Writer - Playwright

Agent: Julie Press - julie@kitsonpress.co.uk

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Andrew Curtis is a playwright and graduate of the Royal Court Theatre’s Young Writers programme. He has had several short plays performed including; 2014, ‘Vesting Day’ at Southwark Theatre in London and The Tron in Glasgow. 2013, ‘Flags’ at the Tristan Bates Theatre, ‘Waiting For My Man’ at the Lincoln Arts Centre, 2012,‘Jubilee Street’ performed at the 503 Theatre. His full length piece, ‘Raiders’ Road’, was long-listed for the 2011 Papatango/Finborough Theatre Playwriting Competition and an extract was performed at Hampstead Theatre’s Start Night in 2010. He has a PHD in politics and has worked on several social research projects.

Work

Theatre

Vesting Day (2014)
Southwark Playhouse / Little Pieces of Gold 2014

A short play preformed at Southwark Playhouse as part of Little Pieces of Gold 2014 showcase and also in Glasgow at The Tron as part of Progressive Playwrights Readings. It explores the hopes of a group of mine workers in 1946, set on the eve of the nationalisation of the coal industry.

Redoubt (2014)

A full length play about a crisis in a public school on the South East coast when a group of boys go missing one night.

Party (2013)
Pensive Federation / Camden People's Theatre

Short play commissioned by the Pensive Federation and performed at Camden People’s Theatre in Nov 2013

Cross Country (2013)
Bierkeller Theatre

A short play performed at the Bierkeller Theatre in Bristol as part of their New Writing Showcase in Oct 2013

Waiting For my Man (2013)
Lincoln Arts Festival

Short Play performed as part of ‘Script This’ at the Lincoln Arts Festival in 2013

Flags (2013)
Tristan Bates Theatre

Performed as part of ‘Equal Writes’ at the Tristan Bates theatre in 2013

Jubilee Street (2012)
503 Theatre

Short play performed at the 503 Theatre in 2012 as part of the Rapid Response night.

A Riot of My Own (2011)
Little Pieces of Gold

A 15 minute play performed as part of the ‘Little Pieces of Gold’ Showcase. Looking at the experiences of two young men caught up in the 2011 summer riots.

Raider's Road (2011)
Hampstead Theatre

A full length play about an English couple who go ‘Wild Camping’ in the Scottish Countryside and get embroiled in the activities of a local gang. An excerpt was performed at one of Hampstead Theatre’s ‘Start Nights’. Also Shortlisted for the Paptango /Finborough playwriting competition.

Exodus
Clerkenwell Theatre

A collection of monologues told by three men. The play uses the decline of empire and the rise of globalisation as a backdrop to the men’s accounts of their own glories and failures. Exodus received a full rehearsed reading at the Clerkenwell Theatre.

Freak

A piece looking at a fraught family’s relationships in multi-cultural London. It focuses on a family dealing with the severe bullying of their daughter. Parts of the play were developed with a group of actors in South London.