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Naomi Denny


Maddie O'Dwyer
Lead Agent

+44 (0) 20 7632 5281


Naomi is an English & Bajan writer and actress from Brighton. She is a Soho Theatre Writers’ Lab Alumni and is the first recipient of Tamasha Theatre Company’s artist mentorship programme. Recent work includes ESSENTIALLY BLACK (Soho Theatre, Camden Peoples Theatre, Camden Fringe), ALL THE HAPPY THINGS (Tony Craze Award Shortlisted, Theatre 503), and SUNRISE MADELINES (Omnibus Theatre, 37 Plays longlist). Naomi adapted ESSENTIALLY BLACK for schools and toured to over 200 students and is being adapted for TV. Her narrative podcast THE WATER OF LETHE was shortlisted for NBC’s Overheard podcast competition and is currently in development after being awarded an Arts Council England DYCP. She has also written for Rikki Beadle-Blair’s anthologies for young actors, LIT and FIERCE. Most recently, Naomi was commissioned to write UNSEEN, UNHEARD, a play about Black women and their experience of living in the UK with a breast cancer diagnosis, which debuted at Theatre Peckham to sold out audiences. Naomi’s aims as a writer are to bring the untold stories of Global Majority individuals to the forefront, and to approach difficult topics from a place of joy and love.