Awards and residencies
2016/17 Recipient of a British Council Artist’s International Development Fund grant to visit NZ
2015 Selected as member of Artist Development scheme, Collideoscope, Brighton Festival
2014 15 Writer in Residence, University of Brighton ( with Clare Best)
2014 Arts Council Research and Development grant for new play, Stanmer
2012/13 Arts Council R and D grants for I See the Horizon.. and for Newhaven 2014 WW1 project
2009-12 Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council grants to research and write The Port, the Beast and the Traveller
2008 Arts Council bursary to write Chasing the Dragon, about a woman ex-offender who becomes a stand up comic
2006 Arts Council research grant to work with Saskia Huybrechtse, Pearls before Swine Theatre, Amsterdam
2005 Writer in Residence at Chichester Festival Theatre
2000 Selected to take part in North European screenwriting development course, Moonstone, in Norway.
2000 Portuguese Arts Trust grant to research Vasco Da Gama play, The Cinnamon Veil.
1999 Finalist, Susan Smith Blackburn Award ( A Thousand Days), for women who have written works of outstanding quality for the English-speaking theatre’