Caroline Summerfield

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Caroline studied law and practiced as a partner in the City of London, before deciding to become a fulltime writer. She studied scriptwriting and directing at RADA and was awarded a Masters in Research in Playwriting by the University of Birmingham.  Caroline’s West End debut play was Chasing Ibsen.

In addition to her work as a playwright, Caroline also writes screenplays and novels.

Caroline also works as a dramaturg and director – please see the Workshop page(s) on this website for further information.

Radio Drama

The Gardening Times , by Angela and Caroline Summerfield, (The Summerfield Sisters) BHBN series running until August 2021.

Awards/Competitions

The Five Senses Of Being, shortlist Greedy Ear Productions for Radio Sound Theatre

The Tree Charter Tapestry, shortlist Green Stories National Award for Stage Plays

Prophecy, shortlist (top 15)   Bristol Old Vic Open Submission Window

Dead Girl Walking, shortlist (top 6) for ‘Introduce Yourself’ Finborough Theatre London. A play about internet bullying of MPs

Prophecy, Finalist Terence Rattigan Society Playwrights’ Award. A play about the abandonment of political ideals

Prophecy, Long-listed (top 10) London Bread & Roses Theatre’s Playwriting Award

Prophecy, Long-listed for the Bruntwood Stage Play Award

Prophecy, Long-listed for the Old Vic 12

Letters of Junius, Long-listed (top 20) Peggy Chapman- Andrews Award -First Novel

A Question of Guilt, Long-listed for the Alfred Bradley Radio 4 Drama Award,

Stage Plays

Jane Austen & The Cheltonians – Anthology Extended Literary Festival Cheltenham , 7th Stroud Theatre Festival (Museum in the Park) Everyman Theatre Cheltenham and Churchill Theatre Bromley

Myself and Other Parts – Christmas Play Holst Museum Cheltenham

Myself and Other Parts – Christmas Play The Suffolk Anthology Cheltenham

An Honest Politician – 6th Stroud Theatre Festival Old Town Hall

The Tree Charter Tapestry – Canwood Open-Air Theatre Herefordshire

The Tree Charter Tapestry – Everyman Cheltenham Studio Theatre

The Cycle of the White Rose, Worcester Arts Workshop Theatre

Four Characters Having Fun?, Birmingham Rep DOOR Studio        

The French Cook, The Hanbury Arms, Islington, London

The Claim, Hampstead Theatre for Start Nights Showcase, London

Chasing Ibsen, West End Studio TheatreJermyn Street Theatre, London

 A Honest Politician, National Portrait Gallery London, Ondaatje Theatre

A Berlin Christmas, (re-titled The Claim) Gatehouse Theatre London

Letters of Junius, Bridewell Theatre, London

Myself and Other Parts, Man in the Moon Theatre, Chelsea, London

The Manuscript, Finborough Theatre

 Plays Published

Chasing Ibsen – Stage Scripts Limited

Berlin Christmas– Deposited British Library

Letters of Junius– Deposited British Library