This is the website of Tom Crawshaw – multi-award-winning writer of stage and screen.
“Nigh-on essential” The Guardian
“Master of his materials” The Spectator
“Both smart and funny” The Times
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, “The sharpest show on this year’s Fringe” Times), sold out two years at the Edinburgh Fringe before transferring to the West End. His work has been produced across the UK and internationally, including Trafalgar Studies, the Arts Theatre, BBC Radio 4, BBC 2, Toronto Webfest, Houston Comedy Film Festival and Leeds International Film Festival.
Recent TV/film/radio includes: None Of The Above (official selection at ten film festivals and winner of nine awards), radio comedy show Three’s Company’s Adventure Department, The Fountain (starring London Hughes, for Tate Modern), websitcom Missing Something (online and Toronto Webfest), and material for The World This Weekend (Radio 4) and Newsjack / The Best Of Newsjack (Radio 4 & Radio 4 Extra).
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).
★★★★ The Times, Evening Standard, Chortle, WhatsOnStage, British Theatre Guide
★★★★★ The Stage, Fringe Guru, Three Weeks, Edinburgh Guide, Remote Goat, Broadway Baby