Tom Wells


Attended Hymers College:

1998 - 2003

What makes this nominee inspiring?

Tom Wells is a playwright, his work includes: Notes for First Time Astronauts (Paines Plough Later at Soho Theatre, 2009); About a Goth (Paines Plough/Òran Mór, 2009); Me, As A Penguin (West Yorkshire Playhouse, 2009 and Arcola/UK Tour, 2010); Spacewang (Hull Truck Theatre, 2011); The Kitchen Sink (Bush Theatre, 2011 and winner of the Critics’ Circle Most Promising Playwright and George Devine Awards); Jonesy (Nabokov, 2012) and Jumpers for Goalposts (Paines Plough UK Tour, 2013). Tom’s work for television includes Ben & Lump for Channel 4’s Coming Up season in 2012.

In 2009 Tom was a member of the Paines Plough/Channel 4 Future Perfect scheme and in 2012 he was Associate Playwright at Hull Truck Theatre.