Matilda Ibini

IN-DEVELOPMENT

'Caring'

A feature film co-written with director Gabriel Bisset-Smith, in development with producer Dominic Buchanan and BBC Films.

screen

'The Unexpected Expert' (2020)

'The Unexpected Expert' (2020)

'The Unexpected Expert' (2020)

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TEE is directed by Debbie Hannan

Starring: Saida Ahmed, Lucianne McEvoy and Golda Rosheuvel.

Presented by Headlong Theatre Company and Century Films, Unprecedented series on BBC4 .

'Disability Monologues' (2020)

'The Unexpected Expert' (2020)

'The Unexpected Expert' (2020)

Disability Monologues is produced in association with BBC Studios’ Documentary Unit and exec produced by Debbie Christie.

Audio

'She Didn't Jump She Was Pushed' (2017)

'The Grape That Rolled Under The Fridge' (2019)

'The Grape That Rolled Under The Fridge' (2019)

The Guilty Feminist presents 'LOUD VOICES', in this spin-off from Deborah Frances-White’s Guilty Feminist podcast, four diverse writers: Deborah Frances-White, Bisha K Ali, Matilda Ibini and Avery Edison present four hilarious sit-com pilots. Have a listen here: http://loudvoices.libsyn.com/

'The Grape That Rolled Under The Fridge' (2019)

'The Grape That Rolled Under The Fridge' (2019)

'The Grape That Rolled Under The Fridge' (2019)

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Half hour radio play produced by Naked Productions and BBC Radio 3

Stage

'IMAGiNATION' (2020)

'Notes to the Forgotten She-Wolves' (2020)

'Where Do We Go Next?' (2020)

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'The Pillow Whisperers' is  one of

19 in a collection  of stories for the nation (to perform and record themselves), exploring humanity and the unprecedented circumstances  we are currently living in.    

'Where Do We Go Next?' (2020)

'Notes to the Forgotten She-Wolves' (2020)

'Where Do We Go Next?' (2020)

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WHERE DO WE GO NEXT? is a film project featuring six new short plays from underrepresented writers interrogating the importance of diverse, political theatre in an increasingly hostile environment.

Curated by director Caitriona Shoobridge (Ivan and the Dogs, Killymuck) these films ask; who is responsible for creating theatre spaces that reflect the society they serve? 

'Notes to the Forgotten She-Wolves' (2020)

'Notes to the Forgotten She-Wolves' (2020)

'Notes to the Forgotten She-Wolves' (2020)

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Curated by Athena Stevens & Robin Norton-Hale, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Notes to the Forgotten She-Wolves is inspired by Sandi Toksvig’s ongoing campaign to redress gender imbalance.


Writers include Winsome Pinnock, Sandi Toksvig OBE, Sabrina Mahfouz, Catherine Mayer, Stella Duffy OBE, Matilda Ibini, Emma Frankland, Eve Leigh and Amy Ng.

'Little Miss Burden' (2019)

'MY WHITE BEST FRIEND and Other Letters Left Unsaid' (2019)

'Notes to the Forgotten She-Wolves' (2020)

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Director Debbie Hannan, Bunker Theatre

Little Miss Burden was published by Samuel French. It is also available to purchase from Amazon, Waterstones and Foyles.

'Microplays: Head Over Wheels' (2019)

'MY WHITE BEST FRIEND and Other Letters Left Unsaid' (2019)

'MY WHITE BEST FRIEND and Other Letters Left Unsaid' (2019)

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Head Over Wheels, Director Lisle Turner, Open Sky & Courtyard Hereford


MicroPlays is a digital theatre project. Five playwrights: Kate Attwell, Matilda Ibini, Iman Qureshi, Tena Štivičić and Emily White were asked to write five minute plays in response to the theme of “cultural polarization”.

'MY WHITE BEST FRIEND and Other Letters Left Unsaid' (2019)

'MY WHITE BEST FRIEND and Other Letters Left Unsaid' (2019)

'MY WHITE BEST FRIEND and Other Letters Left Unsaid' (2019)

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Curated by Rachel De-Lahay & Milli Bhatia, Bunker Theatre

My White Best Friend and Other Letters Left Unsaid was published by Oberon Books

'A.I.D.A.N' (2019)

‘Choice & Control’ for One Voice Festival (2018)

‘Choice & Control’ for One Voice Festival (2018)

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Full length play in development with director Jen Tan. With support from Touretteshero, Unlimited Awards, Wellcome Collection, The Royal Shakespeare Company and Battersea Arts Centre.

‘Choice & Control’ for One Voice Festival (2018)

‘Choice & Control’ for One Voice Festival (2018)

‘Choice & Control’ for One Voice Festival (2018)

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Director Adrian Lester, Old Vic Theatre

‘A.I.D.A.N.’ - short play (2018)

‘Choice & Control’ for One Voice Festival (2018)

‘It’s Not That Big Of A Deal’ - short play (2018)

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Director Jen Tan, Miniaturists #68, Arcola Theatre

‘It’s Not That Big Of A Deal’ - short play (2018)

‘If & When’ - co-written with Isley Lynn & Iskandar Sharazuddin (2017)

‘It’s Not That Big Of A Deal’ - short play (2018)

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Director Lucy Jane Atkinson, Untold Stories @ RADA Studios. A feminist, flash mob, fundraising evening of theatre - work written, directed and performed by women.

‘Little Miss Burden’- work-in-progress sharing (2017)

‘If & When’ - co-written with Isley Lynn & Iskandar Sharazuddin (2017)

‘If & When’ - co-written with Isley Lynn & Iskandar Sharazuddin (2017)

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Director Bryony Kimmings, Bush Theatre

‘If & When’ - co-written with Isley Lynn & Iskandar Sharazuddin (2017)

‘If & When’ - co-written with Isley Lynn & Iskandar Sharazuddin (2017)

‘If & When’ - co-written with Isley Lynn & Iskandar Sharazuddin (2017)

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Director Blythe Stewart, Oxford School of Drama, Soho Theatre

‘Glaze’ - short play (2017)

‘She Didn’t Jump, She Was Pushed’ - extract (2016)

'PLAY 28’ - short play (2017)

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Director Emily Collins, Pint-Sized & Damsel Productions @ Bunker Theatre

'PLAY 28’ - short play (2017)

‘She Didn’t Jump, She Was Pushed’ - extract (2016)

'PLAY 28’ - short play (2017)

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Director Oliver Dawe, PLAY Theatre Company, Subterranean Season @ Vaults Festival

‘She Didn’t Jump, She Was Pushed’ - extract (2016)

‘She Didn’t Jump, She Was Pushed’ - extract (2016)

‘She Didn’t Jump, She Was Pushed’ - extract (2016)

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Director Helen Barnett, Sphinx Theatre, Women's Centre Stage Festival @ Hampstead Theatre Downstairs

‘$ingle’ - short play (2016)

‘Buccaneers Final Frontiers’ - short play (2016)

‘She Didn’t Jump, She Was Pushed’ - extract (2016)

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Director Jenny Sealey, Women's Centre Stage Festival @ Hampstead Theatre Downstairs

‘PLAY 19’ Revisited (2016)

‘Buccaneers Final Frontiers’ - short play (2016)

‘Buccaneers Final Frontiers’ - short play (2016)

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Director Holly Race Roughan, PLAY Theatre Company @ Paines Plough Roundabout Edinburgh Fringe Festival


Play 19 was published in Pocket Plays anthology by Oberon Books.

‘Buccaneers Final Frontiers’ - short play (2016)

‘Buccaneers Final Frontiers’ - short play (2016)

‘Buccaneers Final Frontiers’ - short play (2016)

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Director Daryl Beeton, Graeae Theatre Company

‘PLAY 19’ - short play (2016)

‘Wet Dreams & Spring Mattresses’ - short play (2016)

‘R.A.W.W’ - short play (2016)

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Director Holly Race Roughan, PLAY Theatre Company @ Hackney Showroom


 Play 19 was published in Pocket Plays anthology by Oberon Books. 

‘R.A.W.W’ - short play (2016)

‘Wet Dreams & Spring Mattresses’ - short play (2016)

‘R.A.W.W’ - short play (2016)

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Director Helen Abbott, Talawa Theatre Company and the Royal Exchange, Manchester presents world premieres of 10 short plays inspired by a line from King Lear: Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say.

‘Wet Dreams & Spring Mattresses’ - short play (2016)

‘Wet Dreams & Spring Mattresses’ - short play (2016)

‘Wet Dreams & Spring Mattresses’ - short play (2016)

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Director Jen Tan @ Hackney Showroom. Papercut Theatre’ gave Matilda and three writers one job: Write a short play without specifying gender for any of the characters. The result? One play. No gender. Endless possibilities.

‘This Smudge Won’t Budge’ - short play (2015)

‘This Smudge Won’t Budge’ - short play (2015)

‘Wet Dreams & Spring Mattresses’ - short play (2016)

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Director Jo Greaves, St. James Theatre

'Kill Switch' - short play (2015)

‘This Smudge Won’t Budge’ - short play (2015)

‘Welcome Home Lottery’- short play (2015)

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Director Monique Sterling, Birmingham Rep Theatre

‘Welcome Home Lottery’- short play (2015)

‘This Smudge Won’t Budge’ - short play (2015)

‘Welcome Home Lottery’- short play (2015)

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Director Helen Barnett, National Theatre Shed, for Sphinx Theatre's Women Centre Stage Festival

‘Muscovado’ (2014 - 2015)

‘Paragon’ Rehearsed reading (2013)

‘Paragon’ Rehearsed reading (2013)

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Director Sophie de Vries, Theatre503 (2 week run) and UK Tour (30+ performances) 2015

- Director Clemmie Reynolds, Holy Trinity Clapham (1 week run) 2014

- Excerpt, Director Clemmie Reynolds, V&A Museum 2014

- Rehearsed reading, Director Clemmie Reynolds, Omnibus Theatre 2014

‘Paragon’ Rehearsed reading (2013)

‘Paragon’ Rehearsed reading (2013)

‘Paragon’ Rehearsed reading (2013)

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'Voices from the Future' Showcase

Director Alison Goldie, Arcola Theatre

‘Velociraptor’- excerpt (2012)

‘Paragon’ Rehearsed reading (2013)

'Where Are We Now?' Festival (2011)

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Director Penny Cliff, Soho Theatre

'Where Are We Now?' Festival (2011)

'Adelaide Road' - Contributor (2011)

'Where Are We Now?' Festival (2011)

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Director Franko Figueiredo, (Contributor) Albany Theatre

'Adelaide Road' - Contributor (2011)

'Adelaide Road' - Contributor (2011)

'Adelaide Road' - Contributor (2011)

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Director Aoife Mannix, in partnership with Royal Shakespeare Company and IdeasTap

'Out of Focus' - Contributor (2010)

'Adelaide Road' - Contributor (2011)

'Adelaide Road' - Contributor (2011)

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Director Matt Wilde and Genevieve Barr @ Only Connect Theatre