“It was a great honour to be the first winner of the Award."
Roy Williams, winner 1997 and 2010
  
  
Supported by the Peggy Ramsay Foundation

Juliet Gilkes Romero

Juliet Gilkes Romero is a playwright and journalist who has reported for the BBC from countries including Ethiopia, Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Her latest play Upper Cut supported by a Pitch It bursary from The London Hub received a rehearsed reading at the Tara Theatre directed by Lotte Wakeham. Her radio drama One Hot Summer aired as an Afternoon Play on BBC Radio 4 in 2012. In 2009 Juliet won the Best Play Award at the Writers Guild of Great Britain for At The Gates Of Gaza (Birmingham Rep and UK tour). Juliet was part of Hampstead Theatre’s Writers’ Attachment Scheme and wrote Sergine performed at the Haiti earthquake fundraising event there in 2010.