Nikki Racklin


Nikki is a screenwriter, librettist and lyricist, who has won numerous international awards for her RTÉ-commissioned web series CUCKOO. Her short film MISSED CALL screened at the London Short Film Festival and the TriForce Short Film Festival, and her play PIERCED was longlisted at the Kenneth Branagh Drama Award 2017. Nikki wrote the libretto for LOVE ME TO DEATH, a modern opera about Ruth Ellis, which was staged at the Barbican Pit, and is currently writing the book and lyrics for a stage musical adaptation of HALF BROKEN THINGS, the award-winning psychological thriller by Morag Joss. Nikki has also been commissioned by Youth Music Theatre (YMT) to write the book and lyrics for a brand-new, all-female musical entitled FIRST LADIES, which is coming to the Barbican Theatre, Plymouth, this August.

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