Deborah Pearson

Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Jennifer Thomas

Film, TV & Theatre

Deborah is a writer and performer. She currently teaches Writing for Performance and a Devising Theatre course at Royal Holloway. She is also completing her PhD in narrative and contemporary performance from Royal Holloway where she held the Reid Scholarship for three years. 

Her play THE FUTURE SHOW is published by Oberon. 

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UNTITLED COMMISSION

Clean Break

Co-created with Stacey Gregg

UNTIL WE SAY YES

Volcano Productions

Directed by Ross Manson, Choreographed by Kate Alton

WUTHERING HEIGHTS

Canada Dance Festival

Writer and co-director
Choreographed and co-directed by Allison Cummings

GOLDISTOCKS

Royal Court Theatre

Original Commission

Theatre

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HISTORY HISTORY HISTORY

2016

Théâtre Garonne, France / bit teatergarasjen, Norway / International Tour

As writer/performer/director
A House on Fire Commission
There are French and English language versions of this show

MADE VISIBLE

2016

Yard Theatre

Dir. Stella Odunlami

THE FUTURE SHOW

2015

Battersea Arts Centre/ International tour

As writer/performer/director
2013-2015
Published by Oberon Books

INDISCREET

2011

Battersea Arts Centre

As writer/director/performer
As part of One-on-one Performance Festival

LIKE YOU WERE BEFORE

2010

Battersea Arts Centre/ National tour

As writer/performer/director
*Winner of a Herald Angel
*Shortlisted for the Total Theatre Award for Innovation and the Arches Brick Award

THE GREAT ASKER (Rehearsed Reading)

2010

Tarragon Theatre

Dir. by Richard Rose

VALUING YOURSELF AT 25 EUROS A DAY

2009

Arcola

Short play for The Miniaturists

BEST FRIENDS FOREVER

2007

The Old Red Lion

As Translator
Written and directed by Loli Andreadi

HIS WATCH (Rehearsed Reading)

2007

RADA

Dir. by Polly Findlay

LONG SENTENCES

2007

The Albany Theatre, Deptford

Dir. by Ellen MacDougall

YOUR EX LOVER IS DEAD

2007

The Arches, Glasgow

Dir. by Andy Field

TABLE TALK (Rehearsed Reading)

2006

English Theatre Berlin

As writer/director
*Shortlisted for the Rod Hall Memorial Award with Paines Plough

SWALLOW

2006

Soho Theatre

As part of 100 Word Play scheme

DEFINE BOREDOM

2006

Bedlam Theatre, Edinburgh

As writer/director/performer

DANCE

The Queen West Project

2012

Theatre Passe Muraille (Canada)

Concept/ Written by and co-director

Opera

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A SYNONYM FOR LOVE

2012

Volcano Productions & CMC (Canada)

Libretto. Music by Handel
Dir. by Ross Manson
*Nominated for the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Opera or Musical

Radio

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THE BRAIN

2012

Fuel and the London Ear Institute/ Bodypods Podcast

A collaboration with Paul Broks