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Berri George

Writer

Berri is a London based playwright and performer. A graduate of both the Belgrade Theatre’s Critical Mass and the Royal Court Theatre local invitation playwriting schemes and 2014 alumni for the Orange Tree Theatre invitation playwright initiative. With a range of the UK’s leading new writing venues staging her work. She went on to be a part of 2017 BBC Drama Room following on from short film TITS (BBC 3) and BBC/Talawa London Voices 2016, and 2017 BBC Hot Talent List. She was also runner up for the 2017 Mercury Playwriting Award for her play SHADOW KINGDOMS, with this play going on secure her a 2019 Channel Four Playwright Bursary award after it was staged at Theatre503 June 2018. Most recently, she has finished a commission with the Audible Emerging Playwrights Fund, due for release 2020.  Alongside reaching the workshop stage with 40 other writers for BBC Studios Writers Academy (2019 & 2020) and successfully joining the BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew.  This August 2020, she joins Coronation Street for three months to take part in their Original Voices Initiative.