Thomas Eccleshare

Thomas is a writer, performer and theatre maker who trained at the Jacques Lecoq School in Paris. He is the co-artistic director of the theatre company Dancing Brick with whom he has toured work nationally and internationally, been nominated for two Total Theatre Awards and won the Arches Brick Award. Dancing Brick’s latest show, Captain Ko and the Planet of Rice, tours the UK in Spring 2013. Last year he won the Verity Bargate Award, a nationwide prize for emerging writers, for his first script Pastoral, which will be performed at the Soho Theatre next year and his first TV-sitcom is in development with Baby Cow Productions for BBC3. Thomas is the Pearson writer-in-residence at the Soho Theatre.