Matthew is an emerging writer for theatre, TV and radio born and raised in Wales, and based in Yorkshire. He has been developed by Sherman Theatre, Leeds Playhouse and The Writing Squad, and is currently supported by BBC Writersroom on their Northern Voices programme.
His writing often manipulates histories and fuses media to create work which is fiercely theatrical. He is currently working on a short piece for BBC Radio 3's The Verb as well as developing various independent projects. In the past, he has worked on projects for and with Northern Broadsides, Rollem Productions, Dirty Protest, Sherman Theatre and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
In 2018, Matthew was shortlisted the BBC Writersroom Drama Room Scheme and, he has been longlisted for the Alfred Bradley Bursary Award (2019), Pint-Sized Plays’ Octoberfest programme (2018), HighTide's First Commissions scheme (2017) and the Papatango Prize (2016). He has a degree in English from the University of York.