Ella is a multi-award-winning young playwright. She is currently under commission to Headlong Theatre and the RSC, for whom she is writing an adaptation of JM Barrie's Peter Pan.
Previous work includes Boys for High Tide, Nuffield and Soho; The Authorised Kate Bane for Gridiron for Traverse and Tron; Eight (Fringe First winner and Evening Standard Award nominee) at Trafalgar Studios and New York; Precious Little Talent at Trafalgar Studios; Soup for Traverse Theatre and Hot Mess at Latitude and Arcola.
Ella has an MA in creative writing from the University of Edinburgh and has worked with the Traverse as their Emerging Playwright on Attachment and the Lyric as Pearson Playwright in Residence. She is a member of The Old Vic New Voices. Ella also writes for radio and screen. Most recently Rightfully Mine, broadcast on BBC R4 and her short film, Hold On Me, was screened at the London Film Festival 2012. It won Best Short Film at the 2012 Independent London Film Festival.