Hannah Shury-Smith



Hannah is a playwright and screenwriter. As a playwright, Hannah has been awarded the 2022 Alfred Fagon Award for her play GO BACK HOME! as well as receiving the 2022-3 Sky Arts RLS Award for Playwriting, Theatre Royal Haymarket Writers’ Award 2023, RSC “37 Plays” (one of 37 out of more than 2000) and being shortlisted for Papatango New Writing Prize 2023. She is also an alumnus of the Royal Court Introduction to Playwriting Group 2022-3 and Talawa Young People‚Äôs Theatre 2021-2.

As a screenwriter, Hannah is a graduate of the 2020-1 4Screenwriting scheme, on which she wrote her first TV pilot LIMBO.