Billie Collins is a playwright from Merseyside, currently on attachment with Box of Tricks Theatre as part of their 2019-2020 PlayBox cycle. She has trained with the Royal Exchange Theatre’s Young Writers’ Programme, the BFI Screenwriting Academy and the National Youth Theatre. She is also a script reader for the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool, and is in her final year studying English at the University of Cambridge.
Her first play 'Spiders' was longlisted for the Bruntwood Prize in 2015, debuted in Cambridge to rave reviews in 2017, before moving to the Tristan Bates Theatre, London, in August 2018.
Other recent work includes:
Short films: 100 Days Since (dir. by Aaron Kilercioglu), SKIN (selected for Channel 4’s Random Acts online showcase), Vandals (produced by BFI Fiction Academy with Tyneside Cinema), BIG NIGHT (showcased at BFI Future Film Festival, 2018.)
Theatre: Bastard (Corpus Playroom, 2019), Stormface (This As Well) (ADC Theatre, 2018).