Sophie is a Midlands playwright. She joined the Nottingham Television Workshop as a teenager and began her career as an actor. When she was awarded a place on HighTide’s First Commission scheme in 2016 she wrote her debut play LIT. Other work includes, THREE, performed at the Arcola theatre in 2017. She is currently under commission to the National Youth Theatre and Fifth Word Theatre and is this years Writer in Residence at Pentabus Theatre. Sophie is dedicated to working on projects that challenge social norms and ignite community imagination. Her plays tackle provocative societal questions in an accessible and human way. LIT is being co-produced by HighTide and Nottingham Playhouse and will premiere at HighTide Festival in September 2019.