Lydia Marchant is a Supported Artist of Hull Truck Theatre and Leeds Playhouse, and Associate Writer of feminist autobiographical theatre makers, The Roaring Girls.
She studied MA Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media at the Royal Central School of Speech an Drama, and has also taken part in writers programmes at the National Theatre, Soho Theatre (Writers Lab and Alumni) and BFI.
She is currently working with Hull Truck Theatre and Leeds Playhouse to develop her first full length play MUMSY, which was a finalist in last year’s Nick Darke Awards. Her previous work as been performed by companies including Paines Plough, Hull Truck Theatre, York Theatre Royal, Derby Theatre, Theatre503, Middle Child, Silent Uproar and The Roaring Girls.
She is also a Script Reader at Leeds Playhouse and was previously a Talent Scout for Camden People’s Theatre.