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Abi Hynes

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Jessica Stewart

Abi is a graduate of Channel 4’s 4Screenwriting programme (2018). She is currently on the BBC’s TV Drama Writers’ Programme (2021), working with New Pictures, alongside developing original TV drama projects with Sunnymarch and Kudos North. Her projects to date include high-octane crime thrillers and character-led dramas, and she is also interested working on horror and science fiction projects. She has written the first four episodes of new historical audio drama DARK HARBOUR for Audible, which will be out in January 2022.

As a playwright, Abi graduated from the Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse Young Writers’ Programme in 2010. Since then, her work for stage has been performed in venues across the UK. Her plays include a number of historical and research-led projects, and she is regularly commissioned by LGBT History Month to write new work for stage to shed light on forgotten LGBT stories.

She won the Cambridge Short Story Prize in 2020, and her short fiction has been widely published.