About Me

Playwright, Broadcaster and Journalist

 

Tom Wentworth is a playwright, broadcaster and journalist. 

His recent work includes: Burke and Hare which played London’s Jermyn Street Theatre in December 2018 following a successful run at The Watermill Theatre, Newbury and a rural tour. With new company Unsolicited Theatre (founded with playwright Kelly Jones) he presented a work-in-progress reading of his new monologue Bully supported by an MGCFutures bursary.
Current commissions include: Little Bits of Ruined Beauty (Graeae) and Heart of Hearts (Amplified Theatre Company). He is also developing ideas for television and radio and has recently been part of the Bush’s Emerging Writers’ Group and BBC Writersroom’s London Voices.
Previous theatre credits include: Bee Happy (Old Red Lion) and Windy Old Fossils (Pentabus) which is published by Fair Acre Press.
Tom is also an experienced broadcaster who regularly contributes to radio and TV programmes and is available as both presenter or guest. As a journalist he has written many theatre reviews and for several years he wrote a well received column, The Undergraduate, for Able Magazine about life as a disabled student.
He studied a Radio (BA Hons) at the University of Glamorgan (now the University of South Wales) and previously worked as a Script Editor for the BBC. He is an experienced workshop leader and advises regularly on disabled access in the arts.