This is the website of Tom Crawshaw – multi-award-winning writer of theatre, comedy, radio and TV.
“Nigh-on essential” The Guardian
“Master of his materials” The Spectator
“Both smart and funny” The Times
★★★★★ The Stage, Fringe Guru, Three Weeks, Edinburgh Guide, Remote Goat, Broadway Baby
★★★★ The Times, Evening Standard, Chortle, WhatsOnStage, British Theatre Guide
Current work: The Christmas Special of ‘Three’s Company’s Adventure Department’ was released 22 December 2020. This and all of Series 1 are available at adventuredepartment.uk
Tom is a writer for stage and screen and a past winner of the Cameron Mackintosh Award for New Writing. His most recent play, Boris World King (“Nigh-on essential” Guardian, **** Times, Evening Standard), sold out two years at the Edinburgh Fringe before transferring to the West End. His work has been produced across the UK and internationally, as well as for BBC Radio 4, BBC2, Toronto Webfest and the Tate Modern.
Recent theatre work includes Boris: World King (Pleasance Edinburgh and Trafalgar Studios), Nonsense & Sensibility (Arts Theatre, London), Not The Messiah (Theatre503 and UK tour) and A Live Transmission Of Adventure Time (Soho Theatre). Recent radio includes material for The World This Weekend and The Best Of Newsjack (both Radio 4). Recent TV and film includes Piss Artist (for Tate Modern), Missing Something (online and Toronto webfest) and An Admin Worker At The End Of The World (short film with BrotherBrother).
Tom also writes for children, including 3 years of commissions for the Young REC Theatre Company in Derbyshire and creating children’s show The Adventure Machine – the first Edinburgh Fringe show ever to receive 5 stars from The Stage.