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Martha Loader


Martha is a playwright, actor and producer from Ipswich. Previous work has been presented by HighTide, Mercury Theatre, Cambridge Junction, and INK. She is an associate artist of the New Wolsey Theatre (supported by the Peggy Ramsay Foundation and Film4), and is currently working on commissions from Menagerie Theatre Company, and the Almeida Theatre as part of the ‘Genesis New Playwrights, Big Plays Programme’. This year she has been selected for both the Channel 4 Screenwriting and BBC Voices schemes. Her play Bindweed won the Judges Award at the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2022. Produced by Mercury Theatre, New Wolsey Theatre and HighTide, in association with Royal Exchange Theatre, Bindweed will tour in summer 2024, and will be published by Nick Hern Books.