NICK SUTTON started writing in his teens with two plays produced before he was 18 – Take Two and Musical Chair at The Shopfront Youth Theatre in Sydney. After a BA in Theatre Studies at Mountview Theatre School and a short career as an actor in the UK, he returned to writing and won commissions from Louder Than Words Productions (Dreamtime at The Young Vic Studio), The Australian Writer’s Guild and The Arts Council of Great Britain (Home Movies at The People Show). He was also writer in residence for the Youth Theatre at The Gateway Theatre, Chester in 1997-1998. He also had plays performed at The London New Play Festival (Old Red Lion and The Finborough Theatre). At 36 he settled down to have a family and earned his keep in video production, writing numerous corporate video dramas for clients like BT, RoSPA, The Institute of Education, The Metropolitan Police and North Somerset Council. He was a judge for the London Fringe Awards and The RTS South West Awards plus was on the Literary Committee for the London New Play Festival for 6 years. In 1999 he went to the Metro Film School in Sydney attaining an AVQ in Scriptwriting & TV Production. Now his family has grown up he has returned to writing with the extraordinary story of SISTER MARGARET, a middle-aged English nun who was arrested for being a spy during the First World War. The screenplay is titled AGAINST THE TIDE. He has also recently completed 2 short films SUCKERS and IN THE FRAME.
Name: Nick Sutton
Lives in: Bristol, United Kingdom
Occupation: Editor and Screenwriter