In joining the company as a collaborator, Bea Roberts has used her dramaturgical skills to aid with the narrative, characterisation and structural elements of the Sexual Health Circus as well as drawing on her extensive scrip-writing experience to contribute to the scripted dialogue portions of the show.
Bea Roberts is a multi-award-winning playwright, screenwriter and dramaturg from the West Country. Her debut play, And Then Come The Nightjars, won the international Theatre503 playwriting award and made her a finalist for the prestigious Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Bea’s modern feminist adaptation of Little Mermaid, co-devised and produced by Pins and Needles Productions, won Best Play for Children & Young People at the 2018 UK Theatre Awards and her one-woman/no-woman show Infinity Pool: A modern re-telling of Madame Bovary was nominated for a Total Theatre award before being optioned to Hartswood Films. Bea is currently under commission to the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Plymouth. She is represented by Katie Williams at The Agency.
As a dramaturg, Bea has worked with the Wardrobe Ensemble on their multi-award winning shows Education, Education, Education and The Last of the Pelican Daughters. She has also worked as a dramaturg for Scratchworks Theatre, Papatango, Theatre West, Documental Theatre and Tremolo.