Rachel De-Lahay

Rachel writes for theatre, film and TV.
Her play Circles, for which she won the Pearson Award to write, and won the Catherine Johnson Award from Channel 4, transferred to the Tricycle Theatre in London after a sell out run at Birmingham Rep. Her play Routes opened Vicky Featherstone’s first season at the Royal Court in September 2013. For this Rachel won the Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2013. It followed her debut, The Westbridge, which was also produced at the Royal Court Theatre and went on to win the 2012 Writers Guild Award for best play as well as coming joint first for the 2011 Alfred Fagon Award. In television, Rachel recently wrote an episode of the BBC’s new series Noughts + Crosses, an adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s best-selling novels. She has also written episodes of The Feed for Amazon, Kiri for Channel 4 / The Forge and is currently adapting Mr Loverman for Fable Pictures and reteaming with Jack Thorne on The Eddy for Netflix.