Marietta Kirkbride

Marietta Kirkbride is a scriptwriter and dramatist working in screen, audio and theatre. Her work often explores faith, belief and the fault lines between evidence and experience. Her original audio dramas include the creeping psychological horror series set in rural Wales, SPORES, produced for BBC R4/BBC Sounds. Described by the Radio Times as ‘a masterclass in subtlety’ and ‘gripping’ and ‘spine-tingling’ by The Telegraph. Other work includes the grounded sci-fi drama, ONE FIVE SEVEN YEARS, which was bronze winner for Best Fiction at The British Podcast Awards and shortlisted for Best Series and winner of Best Actor at the BBC Audio Drama Awards. As a theatre writer, Marietta’s work has been produced for rural touring networks and at venues including Bristol Old Vic, Watermill Theatre, Theatre Royal Bath and Birmingham REP. She is co-founder and associate artist of award-winning theatre company Bucket Club.