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. 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’s Ensemble programme in 2020 and worked as a researcher and contributor on the upcoming Netflix series, Kaos. They have 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. NOT DYING is under option to a production company which they are developing and they have been commissioned to write a drama script for a broadcaster.