Billie Collins is a playwright and screenwriter from Merseyside. Her play Too Much World At Once was written on attachment with Box of Tricks Theatre as part of their 2019-2020 PlayBox residency, and received a rehearsed reading at HOME in Manchester. She is currently working at the BFI Film Fund, and developing a short film with the young people of the Television Workshop Salford.
Billie has trained with the GM Critics Scheme, the Royal Exchange Theatre’s Young Writers’ Programme, the BFI Screenwriting Academy and the National Youth Theatre. She is Senior Reader for the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool, and has also read for organisations such as Red Planet Productions.
Her first play, Spiders, was longlisted for the Bruntwood Prize in 2015, debuted in Cambridge in 2017, before being performed at the Tristan Bates Theatre, London, in August 2018.
Other recent work includes:
Short film: 100 Days Since (dir. by Aaron Kilercioglu, Oaxaca Film Festival), BIG NIGHT (showcased at BFI Future Film Festival, 2018.)
Theatre: Sweeties in Rapid Write Response: Paper Cut (Online, Theatre 503, 2020), Extra Curricular in OutStageUs (Lowry Theatre, Hive North, 2019), Bastard (Corpus Playroom, 2019).