Gill Kirk


Gill was selected for Channel 4’s prestigious 4Screenwriting Course in 2012 and was selected for the Screen Yorkshire Triangle scheme in 2014. In 2013, her work was shortlisted for the Screenwriting Goldmine Awards and the BBC’s Frank Deasey Award. She is currently developing a serial pilot script, HARD MEN, as well as AGENT PROVOCATEUR, a political drama serial.

She has written extensively for theatre including, EVERYONE LOVES A STORY (Ustinov, Theatre Royal Bath), AN ANESTHETIC FOR BIRTHDAYS (Ustinov, Theatre Royal Bath), IT’S ALL ONE (Egg, Theatre Royal Bath), AWAY WITH THE FAIRIES (Alma Tavern Theatre, Bristol) and WATER’S NOT SO THICK (Rondo Theatre Bath). PASSION opened “Tales From The Beehive” at Islington’s Old Red Lion in 2012 and has subsequently been performed at The Tobacco Factory, the Vault Festival and Aberdeen DanceLive! Her latest play A BIT OF A SONG AND DANCE had a rehearsed reading at The Tobacco Factory Theatre in July 2014.

Gill has worked for twenty years as a campaigner and lobbyist on issues as diverse as Heathrow’s third runway, gun control, disabilities and VAT on incontinence pads. She worked in Labour’s Millbank film unit in 1997, ran for Parliament in 2001 and has just completed a year working in Whitehall as a consultant to government.

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