Caroline Summerfield

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Caroline is a former City lawyer and now a fulltime author and playwright. As a professional writer she is a full member  of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain.  She studied advances in scriptwriting and directing at RADA and playwriting for the stage, radio, TV and film at the University of Birmingham, where she was awarded a Masters in Research in Playwriting Studies.  Her West End debut play was Chasing Ibsen produced at the Jermyn Street Theatre, London. She has been long and shortlisted for major national playwriting competitions, including the Bruntwood and was a finalist for the Terence Rattigan Playwrights’ Award.

Caroline teaches all aspects of creative writing through the Writers’ and Directors’ Workshop based in Cheltenham and is the resident playwright and artistic director of the Natura Contemporary Theatre Company.