Rebecca is an award-winning writer working across Film, Television and Theatre. She has become a prominent voice in the calling out of inequality and abuse of power, sharing her experiences of injustice in institutions on Channel 4 News and the BBC2 Victoria Derbyshire show.
Rebecca was selected for two British Council artistic residencies in Vietnam, and her time spent there has led her to develop UK/Vietnam revenge thriller film The Red River with BFI Vision Awardee Lunar Lander Films, set in the UK/Hanoi. She is also developing original TV series Morag for Sky and adapting the 2012 film Compliance for stage, directed by Whitney Mosery in New York. Rebecca is currently developing a new play Secretions of the Lac Beetle, inspired by revolutionary women, cross-cultural friendship and her research in South East Asia. The play received its first reading at The Park Theatre in 2019.
Rebecca’s career started in the Royal Air Force, and after four years of service she left to follow her creative calling. After achieving a First Class degree in Acting, she set up a theatre company for young people and established a network of creative education hubs in rural communities, reaching out to over 500 young people a week.Whiskey Tango Foxtrot marked her debut play as a solo writer/performer. Her autobiographical play explores sexual harassment, inequality and injustice in military institutions. The show was supported by Arts Council England, published by Oberon books, was shortlisted for a Liberty Human Rights Arts Award and premiered on 42nd Street at the New York United Solo Festival in November. The play was nominated for Best New Play, Best New Production, Best Director and Best Actress in the Broadway World Awards, and was shortlisted for the Brighton Fringe Audience Choice Award.
Rebecca is alumni of the Royal Court Writers Group and the Soho Theatre Writers Lab. She was one of the three commissioned playwrights on the 2017 Old Vic 12 where she developed a new play called Exceptional Mercy, which explores the mistreatment of disabled prisoners and the friendship between a young man and his carer. She has featured and written for The Telegraph, The Huffington Post, and The Guardian. Her interview on Channel 4 News received over 5 million views in one week. Her mission continues.
Rebecca is represented by Adam Maskell at Curtis Brown firstname.lastname@example.org
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