Chris Thorpe

Chris is a writer and performer from Manchester. He collaborates a lot with other artists and organisations. His work tours in the UK and is produced worldwide. UK theatres he has written for include the Royal Court (Victory Condition/The Milk of Human Kindness), the Royal Exchange (The Mysteries/There Has Possibly Been An Incident) and the Unicorn (Hannah/Beowulf). Recent collaborators include Javaad Alipoor, BAC, HOME and Sydney Festival (co-writer and dramaturg – Things Hidden Since The Foundation Of The World) Rachel Chavkin, Claire O’Reilly China Plate and Staatstheater Mainz (writer and performer – A Family Business), mala voadora (writer and performer Your Best Guess), Rachel Bagshaw (writer – The Shape of the Pain) Yusra Warsama, Hannah Jane Walker and Third Angel. 

Upcoming work includes Always Maybe The Last Time for the Royal Court, The Soprano Always Dies for Portuguese National Opera and mala voadora and an adaptation of his play Manchester for the BBC.