Paula B Stanic


Paula grew up in Manor Park, East London. She’s been a writer in residence (Soho Theatre), writer on attachment (National Theatre Studio) and is a former winner of the Alfred Fagon Award. She was part of the 2016/17 Drama Room (BBC Writersroom).

 Her play Four Decades was a finalist for the 2021 Women’s Prize for Playwriting. Selected credits include: Monday the Emerge Festival (Red Ladder) short-listed for the John Whiting Award. Pancras Boys Club co-written with Ben Musgrave & David Watson (Only Connect). 6 Minutes ‘Everything Must Go’ (Soho Theatre). Under a Foreign Sky Adrienne Benham Commission (Theatre Centre) and What’s Lost published by Samuel French.

She’s written short pieces for – The Bush, Soho Theatre, Almeida Projects & Tangle. She was co-writer with Jesse Briton on Messiah about the legacy of Black Panther activist Fred Hampton, National Tour (Bear Trap/ Holm) and most recently wrote A Promise – a teenage Windrush story (Prime Theatre). She is part of Screen Yorkshire’s Flex 2 agile storytelling Talent Lab.

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