Emma Pritchard

Emma is a playwright and screenwriter from Dorset.

Original television projects in development include Starfields, pilot script commissioned by New Pictures, and Salmon, pilot script commissioned by Black Camel Pictures. Emma’s original pilot Guts is optioned by Eleven Film and she has delivered pilot Riptide, co-written with Lydia Rynne, to 5 Acts, as part of the DandI and ScreenSkills’ Regional Breakthrough Writers programme.

Emma has written across several series of King Bert’s Malory Towers and Magic Light’s Pip and Posy, and is now writing the series finale of The Dumping Ground 13 for BBC Kids & Family.

Emma’s ten-part scripted podcast series Holy Sh!t, made by Hat Trick Podcasts and starring Mandeep Dhillon, Patsy Ferran and Cleve September, is available to stream.

In lockdown, Emma’s monologue ‘Pythagoras’ was a winner in the Papatango ‘Isolated but Open:Voices Across The Shutdown’ project. Other plays include The Guardians and Pirate Queen (Almeida Theatre Participation), Armour (Vault Festival) and Split co-written with Tamar Broadbent, which won the Vault Festival Spirit Award.

Emma is a graduate of the 2019 4Screenwriting programme.

Emma Pritchard is represented by Frances Arnold