Amy Trigg is an actor and writer from Essex. She was the first wheelchair user to graduate from a performance course at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Her acting credits include work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare’s Globe, Netflix, BBC and Universal.
Amy’s first full length play 'Reasons You Should(n't) Love Me’ was joint winner of the inaugural Women’s Prize for Playwriting 2020 (Ellie Keel Productions and Paines Plough). The play had its world premiere at the Kiln Theatre, London in May 2021.
Amy is a writer for the upcoming series ‘Ralph and Katie’ (a spin off of the popular BBC1/ITV Studios show ‘The A Word’). She is also writing her first radio drama for BBC Radio 3. Alongside this, Amy has original projects in development with ITV Studios, Little Door, The Forge and Two Rivers Media. Her essay ‘An Ode to Improvisation (and Poehler and Fey)’ features in the book ‘Feminist’s Don’t Wear Pink (and other lies)’.
Amy is on attachment with the Kiln Theatre, after winning one of the six 2022 Playwrights' Scheme Bursaries.
Amy is currently part of the BBC TV Drama Writers' Programme 2021 (partnered with Eleven Film). She has previously been part of 4Screenwriting 2021, BBC Drama Room 2020/21, BBC Writers' Access Group 2020/21, the Royal Court Introduction to Playwriting Group 2020/21 and BBC Children's New Voices 2020