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Emily White


Emily is an emerging screenwriter and playwright.  She originally trained as an actress at RADA before changing tack and obtaining an MA in Theatre Writing at the University of York in 2015.

In 2018 she won a place on Channel 4’s 4Screenwriting Course where she developed her pilot Land of My Fathers about a Syrian refugee coming to live in a small Welsh town.  She was then selected to be part of the BBC Wales Writersroom group ‘Welsh Voices’ in 2019.

Her acclaimed play, Pavilion, premiered at Theatr Clwyd in Sept-Oct 2019, directed by the Olivier award winning director Tamara Harvey.  Pavilion is published by Faber & Faber.

She is currently working on other play commissions for Theatr Clwyd and ETT, and a digital theatre project with Wrapt Flims/Open Sky Theatre.  She has a number of television projects in development, including a comedy drama series for Little Door/ BBCOne, and a book adaptation for Bad Wolf.