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Thomas Hescott

THOMAS HESCOTT

  

Nationality:    English
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Literary Agent:    United Agents  represented by Dan Usztan

Thomas Hescott trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, with the English National Opera's Baylis Programme and on the National Theatre Studio Directors Course. He was previously Staff Director at the National Theatre (2004-2005), Resident Director at Chichester Festival Theatre (2005-2007), Associate Director at Y Touring (2008-2009) and Director and Project Manager for Heat and Light at Hampstead Theatre (2010-2011). Thomas is currently nominated (with Matthew Baldwin) as Most Promising New Playwright at the 2013 Off West End Awards for THE ACT.

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below is a list of Thomas Hescott's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Act, The         British Ambassador's Belly Dance         Outings



Act, The

Synopsis:
Meet the inverts  with their own inverted language and their own inverted societies, visit their bars and their cruising grounds, ogle at their queer lifestyle and eccentric ways. It's the final days for a community catapulted into the mainstream, and all because the Church of england believed in the decriminalisation of homosexuality.

Notes:
A Counterculture 50 commission - 5 pieces 5 decades: 1960s. Written by Matthew Baldwin and Thomas hescott

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Genre:
solo performance

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British Ambassador's Belly Dance

Synopsis:
Craig Murray was the British Ambassador in Uzbekistan and married. He met Nadira an ex-teacher and ex-drug dealer - now a belly dancer. Craig spoke out against the British government how they were using information gained under torture. Craig left his wife for Nadira

Notes:
Written by Craig Murray; Nadira Murray and Thomas Hescott

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Arts Theatre, London    -

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Genre:
Drama

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Outings

Synopsis:
Coming out stories of the famous: Tom Daley, Ricky Martin, Ellen Page amongst others

Notes:
Written by Matthew Baldwin and Thomas Hescott

1st Produced:
Edinburgh Fringe Festival    2014

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Genre:
Gay full length

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