Matt Hartley

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Photograph: Becky Paris

Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Giles Smart
Assistant: Ellie Byrne

Film, TV & Theatre

Matt grew up in the Peak District and studied Drama at the University of Hull. After a decade of living in London he now lives and works in Cardiff.  

Matt's plays are published by Nick Hern Books. He is also currently working on EASTENDERS. 

 

In Development

ProductionCompanyNotes

POTTERY COTTAGE

Red Productions

TV series

DEADPOINT

Clerkenwell Films

TV series

THE PEAKS

Clerkenwell Films

TV series

EASTENDERS

BBC

NATIONAL TRUST

Pentabus Theatre

UNTITLED COMMISSION

BBC Radio 4

New radio play commission
1 x 45'

QATAR

Hampstead

Script commission

CYRANO

August012

New adaptation
Dir. Mathilde Lopez

UNTITLED COMMISSION

West Yorkshire Playhouse

UNTITLED COMMISSION

Sherman Theatre

Theatre

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EYAM

2018

Shakespeare’s Globe

Dir. Adele Thomas

HERE I BELONG

2018

Pentabus

Dir. Sophie Motley
(Remount)

MYTH

2017

RSC

Script Commission
Short play commission for The Other Place
Co-written with Kirsty Housley
Published by Oberon

DEPOSIT

2017

Hampstead

Dir. Lisa Spirling
Revival of 2015 production

HERE I BELONG

2016

Pentabus

Dir. Elizabeth Freestone
Published by Nick Hern

DEPOSIT

2015

Hampstead Theatre: Downstairs

Dir. Lisa Spirling
Published by Nick Hern Books

HORIZON

2014

National Theatre (as part of Connections Festival)

Published by Methuen

MICROCOSM

2014

Soho Theatre

Dir. Derek Bond
Published by Nick Hern Books

24 HOUR PLAY CELEBRITY GALA

2013

Old Vic Theatre

Dir. Lisa Spirling
Cast included: Robert Sheehan, Catherine Tate, Kaya Scoledario and Jamie Winstone

WONDROUS PLACE

2013

Royal Exchange Theatre (Manchester) / Sheffield Theatres

Dir. Chris Meads
Touring production
* Nomination - Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards: Best Studio Production

BURNING CARS

2013

* Winner of Best Foreign Play at the French Theatre Awards 2013 for BURNING CARS (translation by Séverine Magois)

LIFE FOR BEGINNERS

2012

Theatre503

Dir. Tim Roseman

SIXTY FIVE MILES

2012

Paines Plough / Hull Truck Theatre

Dir. George Perrin
Published by Nick Hern Books
* Winner - Bruntwood Award

TROLLS

2011

Theatre503 / East 15 Drama School

Dir. Tim Roseman

EPIC

2010

Theatre503

Dir. Paul Robinson

THE BEE

2008

Edinburgh Festival

Dir. Will Mortimer

SENTENCED

2007

Union Theatre

Dir. Cressida Brown

Television

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2020

Mother Pictures

DONOR

2018

BBC Writersroom Wales

*Shortlisted for BBC Wales "Find Me Funny"

HOLLYOAKS

2012

Lime Pictures

4 x episodes

Radio

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RELEASE

2020

BBC Radio 4

Dir. John Norton

TRACKS SR 3

2019

BBC Radio 4

1 x 35' (Episode 3)
Dir. James Robinson

FINAL CALL

2017

BBC Radio 4

Radio script commission
Dir. Sasha Yevtushenko

THE PURSUIT

2012

BBC Radio 4 - Afternoon Play

Dir. Sasha Yevtushenko
* Shortlisted for the 2012 Imison Award

Other

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DOUBLE VISION

2018

Wales Millennium Centre

As Dramaturg

LOVE CRAFT

2018

Wales Millennium Centre

As Dramaturg