Biography

“A one woman tour de force” - The Big Issue

Rosie is a playwright and actor from the UK. She is the winner of the British Independent Film Festival - Best Actress Award for her portrayal of Marja in Run Away With Me. Rosie is a member of Soho Theatre Writer's Lab 2017/18 and a recipient of the Peggy Ramsay Foundation grant for new writing.

In 2010 Rosie set up touring company SBC Theatre, with producer John Tomlinson (Associate Producer at York Theatre Royal), for which she is Artistic Director and writer, they are joined by theatre maker Hannah Butterfield. SBC were awarded the UK’s first Theatre Company of Sanctuary for their work with, about and for asylum seekers and refugees. They are Associate artists of CAST.

Rosie is a critically acclaimed playwright and is developing projects for stage, TV and radio. Plays include: Inside (Theatre503, Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Fringe 2013, UK Tour) Century (Sheffield Theatres). The Nest  (NIHR & Salford Royal NHS foundation) HomeFront (York Theatre Royal, Jermin St Theatre, Women Redressed Festival) and Tanja (2 UK tours, Pulse Festival, Migration Matters Festival, Houses of Parliament).

Rosie runs writing workshops for asylum seekers and refugees with Belarus Free Theatre and Journeys International.