Isabel Dixon

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Film, TV & Theatre

Film, TV & Theatre

Isabel Dixon is a playwright from the South West, now based in London. She is the recipient of the 2019 Adopt a Playwright Award, and is currently developing her new play KALEIDOSCOPES with the support of OffWestEnd.com.

Isabel trained on the Royal Court Young Writers Programme, Lyric Hammersmith Writers Group and Soho Theatre Writers Lab. Her work has been performed, read and/or developed at theatres including the Old Vic, the Arcola, RichMix and BAFTA. She was shortlisted for the Old Vic 12 in 2018 and 2019, and was the recipient of the 2015 Jack Wills Young Brit Award bursary for creativity.

Her first play, THE PLOUGH, has been optioned for screen by Seahorse Films. HEROES, which was developed on the Soho Theatre Writers Lab, was longlisted for the Papatango New Writing Prize in 2017 and will be developed further at VAULT Festival 2020.

She also works as a dramaturg, facilitator and script reader, and co-founded female-led theatre company Burn Bright Theatre in 2015.

In Development

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KALEIDOSCOPES

2020

- Winner of the Adopt a Playwright Award 2019
- Developing in the lead up to a 2020 showcase

HEROES (WE COULD BE)

2020

- Selected for the VAULT Festival 2020
- First performed as a staged reading at The Arcola Theatre in 2018

THE PLOUGH (Film Adaptation)

2019

Seahorse Films

- Currently adapting her own play into a feature

Theatre

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FRANKENSTEIN

2018

Old Red Lion / The Space

THE WATER COOLER

2018

Arcola Theatre

- Part of The Miniaturists

THE PLOUGH (Showings)

2017

SLAM

LET THEM EAT CAKE

2017

Euston Crypt

- Part of SLAMinutes

TROLL

2016

The Space

GLORIFYING

2016

Tristan Bates Theatre

- Part of the Pensive Federation

THREE

2014

Richmix

- Part of Seize the Stage

HEARTLINES

2013

The Last Refuge

- Collaborative piece between 6 writers

RAISE THE ROOF

2010

BAFTA

- Part of University of York’s Revue

LAST TRAIN HOME

2010

Old Vic Theatre

- Part of Old Vic’s 24 Hour Plays