Tatty Hennessy


Tatty is an award-winning playwright, dramaturg and director. In 2017 she won the Heretic Voices Monologue Competition with her play A HUNDRED WORDS FOR SNOW which was produced by Heretic Voices at the Arcola Theatre in January 2018. The play transferred to the Trafalgar Studios in March 2019 following a short UK tour (RG Creative) where it received 4 Offie nominations including Best New Play and Most Promising New Playwright. In 2018 Tatty wrote F* OFF for the National Youth Theatre directed by Paul Roseby, exploring the first digitally native generation, which played throughout the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Previously she has adapted THE SNOW QUEEN for Theatre N16, developed her first play ALL THAT LIVES about Henrietta Lax at the Ovalhouse Theatre and she is currently developing new work with producer Rebecca Gwyther. She has also completed her first script for television, KITTY KITTY, which explores women and violence and the obsessive consumption of true crime stories. Her directing has seen her assist Adele Thomas on THE ORESTEIA (Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre), Brendan O’Hea on AN AUDIENCE WITH JIMMY SAVILE (Park Theatre) and the HAMLET WORLD TOUR with Shakespeare’s Globe. She was appointed the Baylis Assistant Director role to assist Max Webster on FANNY & ALEXANDER at the Old Vic in spring 2018 and she has directed multiple productions for Shakespeare in Squares. Tatty is developing new work for the stage and screen.

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