Staff Profiles: Miranda Walker

Miranda Walker

Staff Profile: Miranda Walker
Lecturer in Creative Writing

Miranda Walker

Miranda Walker

Lecturer in Creative Writing

Literary and Critical Studies

I write drama and comedy for stage, TV & radio. I’m passionate about introducing students to the professional scriptwriting world, passing on tools for success alongside theoretical understanding. I also write children’s books.

Biography

My work has been staged at many venues, including, in London, The Courtyard Theatre, Landor Theatre and Iris Theatre, the Everyman Theatre Cheltenham, Brass Works Theatre, Bristol, The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury, Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton and Parabola Arts Centre. Other credits include flagship comedy shows The Now Show and The News Quiz for BBC Radio 4, Diddy TV, CBBC, Gigglebiz, CBeebies, and two short films.

Membership of professional bodies

Writers' Guild of Great Britain, Society of Authors, National Association of Writers in Education, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Mercury Musical Developments

Teaching and research

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

External responsibilities

I work consistently as a professional scriptwriter for stage, TV & radio. I’m also a lyricist and children’s author. So I am always working on varied commissions alongside my part-time University work.

Professional positions

I’m currently Writer-in-Residence for the inclusive APT Dance and Theatre Company. I’m also working with Cheltenham Literature Festival. I’m a member of the Writers’ Guild TV Committee, and the Everyman Theatre Association.