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Matilda Ibini

Matilda was awarded a scholarship from BAFTA and Warner Brothers to study a Masters in Playwriting & Screenwriting at City University. She holds a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing from London Metropolitan University. Her work has been shortlisted for awards such as the Soho Young Writers Award, the Alfred Fagon Award and has been supported by the Peggy Ramsay Foundation. Matilda was part of the Royal Court Writers Program, Soho Theatre’s Writers’ Lab, Bryony Kimmings week-long Live Art course, Criterion Theatre’s New Writing Program, Arcola Theatre’s ‘Voices from the Future’ scheme, ThinkBIGGER: Writers’ Cramp Screenwriting Course and the Eastenders E20 Writers’ School.

She was Soho Theatre’s writer in residence for the BBC Writersroom 10 scheme and is a member of Soho Theatre’s Writers’ Alumni Group. Her debut play Muscovado was produced by BurntOut Theatre company, and premiered in October 2014 and then went on tour across the UK in 2015 starting with a run at Theatre503. Muscovado also co-won the Alfred Fagon Audience Award 2015. She has short plays on at the National Theatre, St James Theatre, Birmingham Rep, Hackney Showroom, Arcola Theatre and Paines Plough Roundabout Edinburgh.

She has facilitated workshops at Soho Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Graeae Theatre, London Metropolitan University, Skinners’ Academy secondary school and Rich Mix.

Credits

IN DEVELOPMENT
Date: 2017
Production (role):
UNTITLED TV COMEDY-DRAMA
Company:
Wall to Wall
THEATRE
Date: 2016
Production (role):
PLAY 19 (short)
Company:
PLAY Theatre Company, Hackney Showroom and Paines Plough Roundabout Edinburgh
Project details:
Dir. Holly Race Roughan
Date: 2016
Production (role):
Buccaneers Final Frontiers (Short)
Company:
Graeae Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Daryl Beeton
Date: 2016
Production (role):
R.A.W.W (Short)
Company:
Talawa Theatre Company and Royal Exchange Manchester
Project details:
Dir. Helen Abbott
Date: 2016
Production (role):
Wet Dreams & Spring Mattresses (Short)
Company:
Hackney Showroom
Project details:
Dir. Jen Tan
Date: 2015
Production (role):
This Smudge Won’t Budge (Short)
Company:
St. James Theatre RE:act
Project details:
Dir. Jo Greaves
Date: 2015
Production (role):
Kill Switch (Short)
Company:
Birmingham Rep
Project details:
Dir. Monique Sterling
Date: 2015
Production (role):
Welcome Home Lottery (Short)
Company:
Sphinx Theatre Company’s ‘Women Centre Stage’ Festival at National Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Helen Barnett
Date: 2015
Production (role):
Muscovado (full length)
Company:
Theatre503 (UK Tour)
Project details:
Dir. Sophie de Vries
Date: 2014
Production (role):
Muscovado (Various readings)
Company:
Omnibus Theatre/ V&A Museum/ Holy Trinity Clapham (1 week run)
Project details:
Dir. Clemmie Reynolds
Date: 2013
Production (role):
Paragon (Rehearsed reading)
Company:
Arcola Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Alison Goldie
Date: 2012
Production (role):
Velociraptor (Excerpt)
Company:
Soho Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Penny Cliff
Date: 2011
Production (role):
‘Where Are We Now?’ Festival
Company:
Albany Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Franko Figueiredo
Date: 2011
Production (role):
Adelaide Road (Contributor)
Company:
RSC Online
Project details:
Dir. Aoife Mannix
Date: 2010
Production (role):
Out of Focus (Co-written)
Company:
Only Connect Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Matt Wilde

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): UNTITLED TV COMEDY-DRAMA
    Company: Wall to Wall
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): PLAY 19 (short)
    Company: PLAY Theatre Company, Hackney Showroom and Paines Plough Roundabout Edinburgh
    Project details: Dir. Holly Race Roughan
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): Buccaneers Final Frontiers (Short)
    Company: Graeae Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Daryl Beeton
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): R.A.W.W (Short)
    Company: Talawa Theatre Company and Royal Exchange Manchester
    Project details: Dir. Helen Abbott
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): Wet Dreams & Spring Mattresses (Short)
    Company: Hackney Showroom
    Project details: Dir. Jen Tan
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): This Smudge Won’t Budge (Short)
    Company: St. James Theatre RE:act
    Project details: Dir. Jo Greaves
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): Kill Switch (Short)
    Company: Birmingham Rep
    Project details: Dir. Monique Sterling
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): Welcome Home Lottery (Short)
    Company: Sphinx Theatre Company’s ‘Women Centre Stage’ Festival at National Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Helen Barnett
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): Muscovado (full length)
    Company: Theatre503 (UK Tour)
    Project details: Dir. Sophie de Vries
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): Muscovado (Various readings)
    Company: Omnibus Theatre/ V&A Museum/ Holy Trinity Clapham (1 week run)
    Project details: Dir. Clemmie Reynolds
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): Paragon (Rehearsed reading)
    Company: Arcola Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Alison Goldie
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): Velociraptor (Excerpt)
    Company: Soho Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Penny Cliff
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): ‘Where Are We Now?’ Festival
    Company: Albany Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Franko Figueiredo
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): Adelaide Road (Contributor)
    Company: RSC Online
    Project details: Dir. Aoife Mannix
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): Out of Focus (Co-written)
    Company: Only Connect Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Matt Wilde
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