Monthly Archives September 2021

Winning for everyone

Michelle Payne is an award-winning working-class playwright, director and actor from Essex, who is determined to help more under-represented creatives access all areas of the theatre world. A lifelong Dagenham and Redbridge FC fan, Michelle staged her most recent show about a women’s football team, Squad Goals, in the team’s Victoria Road stadium and is now developing it for TV. When she led an Inside Out session with our younger participants this summer, she shared a wide range of writing tools that we’ve all been using ever since. What was your entry point into theatre?I had a really good GCSE

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