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Martha Reed


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Alex Rusher
Martha is a young Welsh female writer for TV and theatre. She was one of 12 writers on the Channel 4 Screenwriting Course 2021, selected from a record 3880 applicants. Her pilot script is a comedy drama set in the South Wales Valleys,  exploring the clash of religion and education from the perspective of a young working-class woman.
Martha is currently authoring a new season of BAFTA-nominated crime drama game DEAD MAN’S PHONE. Her debut play EXISTENTIAL FISH AND DREAD is out on tour, stopping at Exeter, London and Manchester in summer 2021. Her second play, THE GHOST OF YOU, placed in the top 10% of a record 5167 submissions to BBC Script Room 2021 and has been long-listed for development at the Traverse. She is Chippy Lane Productions’ Writing Apprentice to BAFTA-winning writer Alan Harris, a position funded by Arts Council Wales. Previous theatre credits include short plays VERA JONES at The Old Red Lion and HOW LOAN CAN YOU GO? at The Pleasance, Islington.