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Tom Ratcliffe


Tom is an award-winning, internationally-produced writer/actor and is Co-Executive Director of Wildcard Theatre Company. Tom is currently writing for HighTide and Harlow Playhouse.

Writing credits include: Wreckage (Turbine Theatre / Summerhall), Evelyn (Southwark Playhouse / Mercury Theatre), Fame Whore (Kings Head Theatre), VELVET (UK & Ireland Tour / Pleasance Courtyard) & Circa (Theater de Meervaart, Amsterdam / The Old Red Lion) & Gifted (Pleasance Theatre). Tom was awarded the JB Priestley Award for Writers of Promise in 2020. He was shortlisted for the Old Vic 12 in 2016 and has been longlisted for the Verity Bargate, Theatre503 & Papatango playwriting awards. Short plays have included runs at Theatre503, Old Red Lion Theatre & St James Theatre.

Tom is published by Methuen Drama and currently has work being translated and produced in Germany.
Acting credits include: Wreckage (Turbine Theatre / Summerhall), VELVET (Above the Stag / UK Tour / Pleasance Courtyard), Sket (Park Theatre), 5 Guys Chillin’ (Kings Head Theatre / Assembly Roxy) & Wars of the Roses (Rose Theatre Kingston). Film credits include Once Upon a Time in London (Gateway Films).