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Jamie Hale

Jamie Hale

Jamie Hale is a writer, actor, and multidisciplinary creative. They won the Evening Standard Future Theatre Fund Award for directing and theatre making in 2021. They were also named as one of the 2021/2022 Jerwood Compton Fellows and on The Shaw Trust 2021 Disability Power 100 List of the UK’s most influential disabled people. In 2019, they wrote and starred in their debut solo show NOT DYING at the Lyric Hammersmith and the Barbican. They also wrote When We Got Sick which was directed by Nickie Miles-Wildin for Graeae Theatre Company. Jamie was part of the Graeae Theatre Company‚Äôs Ensemble programme in 2020. They have curated two seasons of the CRIPtic showcase at the Barbican.

Jamie worked as a researcher and contributor on the upcoming Netflix series, Kaos. They have scripted projects optioned by Red and Gaumont. They have also had writing published by the Guardian, Wellcome Collection and numerous poetry magazines, and they are currently working on a poetry collection. Their poetry pamphlet Shield was published by Verve Poetry Press. During Jack Thorne’s MacTaggart Lecture at the Edinburgh TV Festival in 2021, he referenced Jamie and read some of their poetry.

Television & Radio credits

Kaos Netflix
Front Row BBC Radio 4

Live credits

NOT DYING Barbican/Lyric Hammersmith
When We Got Sick Graeae Theatre Company