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Somalia Nonyé Seaton

Writer

Somalia is a British Jamaican and Nigerian writer and theatre maker, born and raised in South-East London.

She is a Susan Smith Blackburn Finalist with FALL OF THE KINGDOM, RISE OF THE FOOTSOLDIER. Her debut play CROWNING GLORY was shortlisted for an Alfred Fagon Award.

Her work has been produced by The RSC, Clean Break, and Stratford East.

She is currently under commission to Royal Court Theatre (where Somalia has been awarded the Jerwood New Playwright commission 2020), RSC and The Young Vic.

In television and film she has been part of writer’s rooms for a number of productions, and is developing her own original projects.

Credits

THEATRE
Production (role):
[To Be An Ox] And Other Possible Aspirations (Aesop's Fables)
Company:
Unicorn Theatre
Project details:
dir. Justin Audibert
Production (role):
Mini Me (part of My White Best Friend Fest)
Company:
The Bunker
Project details:
dir. Milli Bhati
Production (role):
TBC
Company:
RSC (The Swan)
Project details:
In development
Production (role):
TBC
Company:
Paines Plough (Roundabout Commission)
Project details:
In development
Production (role):
RED
Company:
Tonic Theatre and Nick Hern Books
Project details:
published by Nick Hern
Production (role):
Womb
Company:
Bush Theatre
Project details:
Black Lives, Black Words
Production (role):
Fall Of The Kingdom, Rise Of The FootSoldier
Company:
RSC
Project details:
dir. Nadia Latif
Production (role):
House
Company:
Clean Break/Assembly Rooms/The Yard
Project details:
dir. Roisin McBrinn
Production (role):
Mama's Little Angel
Company:
The Yard Theatre (staged reading)
Project details:
dir. Jude Christian
Production (role):
Hush Little Baby
Company:
Soho Theatre/Oxford School of Drama
Project details:
dir. Abigail Graham
Production (role):
Crowning Glory
Company:
Theatre Royal Stratford East
Project details:
dir. Dawn Reid
FEATURE FILM
Production (role):
Adaptation of Black by Design; A 2-Tone Memoir by Pauline Black
Company:
Moli Films (in development)
TELEVISION
Production (role):
The Recognisers
Company:
Hera Pictures
Project details:
Writers Room
Production (role):
Looked After
Company:
Twelve Town
Project details:
Writers Room
Production (role):
The Young Offenders S3
Company:
Vico Films/ BBC
Project details:
Script supervisor

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): [To Be An Ox] And Other Possible Aspirations (Aesop's Fables)
    Company: Unicorn Theatre
    Project details: dir. Justin Audibert
  • Production (role): Mini Me (part of My White Best Friend Fest)
    Company: The Bunker
    Project details: dir. Milli Bhati
  • Production (role): TBC
    Company: RSC (The Swan)
    Project details: In development
  • Production (role): TBC
    Company: Paines Plough (Roundabout Commission)
    Project details: In development
  • Production (role): RED
    Company: Tonic Theatre and Nick Hern Books
    Project details: published by Nick Hern
  • Production (role): Womb
    Company: Bush Theatre
    Project details: Black Lives, Black Words
  • Production (role): Fall Of The Kingdom, Rise Of The FootSoldier
    Company: RSC
    Project details: dir. Nadia Latif
  • Production (role): House
    Company: Clean Break/Assembly Rooms/The Yard
    Project details: dir. Roisin McBrinn
  • Production (role): Mama's Little Angel
    Company: The Yard Theatre (staged reading)
    Project details: dir. Jude Christian
  • Production (role): Hush Little Baby
    Company: Soho Theatre/Oxford School of Drama
    Project details: dir. Abigail Graham
  • Production (role): Crowning Glory
    Company: Theatre Royal Stratford East
    Project details: dir. Dawn Reid
  • Production (role)
    Company
  • Production (role): Adaptation of Black by Design; A 2-Tone Memoir by Pauline Black
    Company: Moli Films (in development)
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): The Recognisers
    Company: Hera Pictures
    Project details: Writers Room
  • Production (role): Looked After
    Company: Twelve Town
    Project details: Writers Room
  • Production (role): The Young Offenders S3
    Company: Vico Films/ BBC
    Project details: Script supervisor