Stephanie is a writer and actress. She grew up in Singapore, read English at Cambridge and trained on a scholarship at LAMDA. Her first play Sisters, re-opened the Sheffield Crucible Studio to critical acclaim in 2010. In 2012 she was awarded a GFTA to write two new plays, The Downs (about epilepsy and the NHS) and Little Fish (about the 2011 London riots) and both are currently in further development for production. Last year she wrote her first radio play for Slunglow and was one of the writers for Sheffield Crucible’s 20 Tiny Plays About Sheffield. Filming has just completed on Stephanie’s first screenplay written for LAMDA films.
As an actress she’s worked extensively in theatre and TV. Her theatre work includes critically acclaimed work for the National Theatre (whatsonstage award nomination for Best Solo Performance in 2011), Out of Joint, The Bush and the Royal Court and her TV work has involved guest lead and regular parts in numerous series for the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV. Stephanie is Literary Associate of HighTide Festival and a founding member of the Lamb Players and Act for Change.