Thomas Eccleshare is a writer, performer and theatre maker trained at the Jacques Lecoq School. He is the co-artistic director of award-winning visual theatre company Dancing Brick, with whom he has toured nationally and internationally. As a playwright he has won the Verity Bargate Award, the Catherine Johnson Award and been nominated for an Off West End Award for most promising playwright. He writes regularly for TV and film and last year was the recipient of the inaugural JJ BAFTA Screenwriting Bursary. He is currently on attachment at the Royal Court.