Billy was born and raised in Leeds. He is the lead singer and song writer for Leeds based punk band, Blacklisters. The band have toured extensively around the UK and Europe and released multiple records worldwide. Billy studied screen writing in Sweden and in 2017 relocated to Berlin to pursue it as a career. In February 2020, his brother and writing partner, Theo Mason Wood joined him in Berlin and they began to collaborate.
After studying Theatre at Goldsmiths University Theo wrote, directed and acted in ‘Big Ugly’ which went on to play at the Yard Theatre as part of it’s ‘Live Drafts’ festival. In 2019 Theo wrote, directed and acted in ‘How To Beat Up Your Dad’ a dark comedy about masculinity and growing up which toured up and down the country.
Billy and Theo’s first drama script for TV, SKIN & BONE, appeared on the Brit List 2020; a list of the best unproduced TV and film scripts as voted for by producers and agents.
- DateProduction (role)CompanyProject details
- Date: 2021Production (role): AN AMERICAN DREAMCompany: GenialProject details: Pilot script commission
- Date: 2021Production (role): FIXESCompany: The Lighthouse CompanyProject details: Drama idea - optioned
- Date: 2020Production (role): SKIN & BONECompany: Hat Trick ProductionsProject details: Pilot script