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About

Nicola Baldwin is a writer and director. Commissions include: Royal Court, Royal Exchange, Crucible, Bath Theatres, Unicorn, Carlton TV, ITV Drama, BBC Drama, Resonance FM, The Place, Whitechapel Gallery, Skreba, World Productions. She has won the George Devine award, Time Out theatre award, twice been shortlisted for Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and BBC Audio awards. She was UCL Creative Fellow, Visiting Fellow, MGCfutures bursary recipient for Woman From Mars, and Royal Literary Fund Fellow. 

Recent work includes: Camberwell Green and Madison Chorus for BBC Radio 4; audio installation One Story Many Voices for Imperial War MuseumHer drama series Have Your Cake is available on Audible. She is part of The Writers Lab UK & Ireland 2022-2023 with her sci-fi feature Black Moss.

Jointly with Dr Elaine Cloutman-Green, Nicola set up the Nosocomial project, which tells 'hospital acquired' stories of Healthcare Science. Nosocomial won the 2019 CSO Partnering Patients and Citizens award from the Chief Scientific Officer and 2020 Antibiotic Guardian award for public engagement and was at Bloomsbury Festival in October. She was Creative Director of the Rise of the Resistance festival to raise awareness of AMR.

FILM​​   ​

BLACK MOSS Feature screenplay (The Writers Lab UK&I 2022-2023)

MILO 11  Feature screenplay (2022)

THE CRISIS OF WALLIS SIMPSON Feature screenplay adap. radio play (2022)

LA BIOTIQUE Short film. Written by Rahila Gupta, directed by Nicola Baldwin (2021)

NOSOCOMIAL  Short film. Written & directed by Nicola Baldwin (2021)

DUCHESS, REVOLT!  Short film. Written & directed by Nicola Baldwin (2020)

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THINGS I COULDN’T TELL YOU Monologues. Wellcome Genome Campus/ Theatre of Debate​.

THE KNIFEGRINDER Feature screenplay (2012)

THE DREAM TICKET (BABYISH) Feature screenplay. World productions / Skreba (unproduced)

OF SHADOWS AND WALLS;  FALLING UNDER  Short dance films. Directed by Nicola Baldwin.

Choreographers: Suzanne Scott; Rosemary Butcher Dance, distributed by Lux.

As director, music and corporate videos eg St.Etienne, Ragged Boys, Philips.

Previously 4 Years experience film camera operator /assistant. ​​​​

AUDIO​​

THE THWARTING OF BARON BOLLIGREW Audio adaptation of screenplay by Robert Bolt.

Mercury Pictures USA. Director Celia de Wolff (2023).

ONE STORY, MANY VOICES: ALONE BUT TOGETHER / THE SCOTS PINE

Story Futures Academy with Manchester Jewish Museum and Devil's Porridge Museum for Imperial War Museum. Director Nicola Baldwin (2021)

CAMBERWELL GREEN.  Part 1 - ALL ROUTES; Part 2 - ON DIVERSION

Pier Productions for Radio 4. Director Celia de Wolff (2021)

EMPTY STAGES: MADISON CHORUS

Pier Productions for Radio 4. Director Celia de Wolff (2021)

ABDICATION: THE CRISIS OF WALLIS SIMPSON

Pier Productions for Radio 4. Director Celia de Wolff (2016)

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EUSTON TO WHITECHAPEL

Pier Productions for Radio 4. Director Celia de Wolff (2015)

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TONY AND ROSE  Shortlisted: BBC Audio Awards (2014).

Pier Productions for Radio 4. Director Celia de Wolff (2013)

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SEVEN SCENES  Shortlisted: BBC Audio Awards (2012)

Pier Productions for Radio 3, The Wire. Director Celia de Wolff.

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HAVE YOUR CAKE  BBC Radio 4 (2008) / Audible (2021)

Director Steven Canny (6 x 45 series, 2008).  

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EDWARD ALLEYN’S DEVIL  BBC Radio 4. Director Steven Canny (2006)

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CHALKIE COBB  Winner: BBC Writers Room / Resonance FM commission.

Director Jonny Brown; Resonance FM (broadcast live, 2005).

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POPPY Q Longlisted: Sony Award.  Radio 3 ‘The Wire’. Director Polly Thomas. 

TELEVISION​​​​

THE LAUNDRESS (Series dev, 2021)

NORTHERN STAR (Series development / pilot script, United /Mammoth)

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WHERE THE HEART IS (TV Series)   8 x 60 minutes episodes

 

NIGHT AND DAY (TV Series) 3 episodes / omnibus commission, Granada / ITV

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THE GIFT (TV Movie) Adaptation of stage play for BBC Learning Zone,

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LONDON BRIDGE (TV Series) Two episode commission ITV

 

CAPITAL LIVES (TV Series) Single drama episode: ‘Proud’, Carlton / ITV 

THEATRE

CABARET HAVANA (2022) 

Director Tiffany King; Composer Tarek Merchant. Musical. British Youth Music Theatre / The Mack

THE NERVOUS STATE (2022) Adapted from Journal Under The Terror 1938 by F K Lucas

Created in collaboration with Professor Julie Gottlieb. Montgomery Theatre; Being Human Festival 2022.

MRS X AND ME / WHAT IS AMR?

Hybrid AMR drama /science. Devised and directed by Nicola Baldwin in collaboration with Dr Elaine Cloutman-Green. Rise of the Resistance festival (2021); Wellcome Collection; Bloomsbury Festival (2022).

SOCK THE PUPPET / REMEMBER REMEMBER!

Nosocomial Project shows for children. Rise of the Resistance festival (2021); Bloomsbury Festival (2022).

WOMAN FROM MARS 

Winner: MGCfutures bursary (2019-2020), Hospitalfield residency. 

Director Cat Robey; Miniaturists/ Arcola (work in progress 2019).

WASTELAND (2023) 

Written and directed by Nicola Baldwin. UCL Urban Lab / IAS Creative Fellowship (2019-2020) 

Created in collaboration with Dr Pushpa Arabindoo, UCL Urban Lab

​​NOSOCOMIAL 

Winner: NHS England Chief Scientific Officer 'Partnering Citizens Award' (2019), Antibiotic Guardian award for Public Engagement. Co-created with Dr Elaine Cloutman-Green and NHS Healthcare Scientists.

Camden People's Theatre; Rise of the Resistance festival; various site-specific shows (2018-2020).​​​​

WE THE YOUNG STRONG

Winner: Ideastap ‘Stagetime’, East 15; Women at RADA at Arts Theatre.

Director Cat Robey; Criterion New Writing; Bloomsbury Theatre (main stage 2019).

HOTEL BASTILLE Royal Court commission. Produced in collaboration with Urban Foxes.

Director Saskia Marland; Camden People’s Theatre (2014).

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ALL SAINTS  Furious Theatre / Last Refuge.

Director Helen Sheals; Last Refuge (2013); transfer to King’s Head (2013)

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CONFETTI  Winner: George Devine award, Time Out best play; nom. Susan Smith Blackburn.

Director Sarah Frankcom (1992), Helen Sheals (2012). Ovalhouse, Chelsea Centre, Last Refuge.

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​​23.59  Shortlisted: Susan Smith Brownlow Award.

Director Sarah Frankcom; Sheffield Crucible (main stage).

THE RIB CAGE  Royal Exchange Theatre (Royal Court commission)

Director Gordon Anderson.

Other plays: THE GIFT, CRACKED, LEAP OF FAITH, BEOWULF, METROPOLIS, THE EYES OF MARIE THERESE.​​

OTHER​​

Public Engagement Precision AMR / Creative Director, Rise Of The Resistance

Visiting Fellow, UCL Institute of Advanced Studies 2020-2022

Hospitalfield resident 2020.

UCL Creative Fellow UCL Urban Laboratory (2019-2020)

Great Ormond Street Hospital visiting writer, funded RLF & NIHR BRC at GOSH

Research Fellowship, Royal Literary Fund (2016-2019) Advisory Fellow, (2014-2016)

Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow, University of Greenwich (2012-2014)

Judge / Dramaturg Kings Cross Award

Associate Lecturer (Scriptwriting), Drama Centre London / Central St Martins

Writers Tutor, Royal Court Theatre Young Writers Programme

Workshop tutor: Sheffield Theatres, Leeds Playhouse Youth Theatre, Unilever, Royal Court Writers on Schools, NT Education, Healthcare Science Student Network.

 

Contact

Agent:

Rachel Daniels, Berlin Associates racheld@berlinassociates.com 

 

Painting 'The Duchess' by Grace Maran https://gracemaran.com/

All website photos & stills by Nicola Baldwin unless otherwise credited

 

 

 

Rise of the Resistance festival https://www.nosocomial.online/

Nosocomial videos and podcasts

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG3lHyckLHdtGyVbwheM_kA

LUX Film and Video https://lux.org.uk/artist/nicola-baldwin

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