Melanie Hunter

Playwright & Screenwriter

2009 – Low

A short ‘silent’ film commissioned by The UK Film Council and Northern Film and Media. Produced by Jack Tarling’s Shudder Films. Directed by Michelle Fox.

2011 – Life: Meaning Us

A one-act play looking at the journey of grief through the perspective of science and of faith. Produced as part of DYSPLA, an annual festival for dyslexic writers and story-makers. Directed by Chryssanthi Kouri.

2013 – Be Loud!

A monologue piece performed as part of Whispering Theatre – DYSPLA festival, Tristan Bates Theatre.

2013 – Waiting Room

A script-in-hand performance of an early version of Sleeping Truths Lie. Staged at The Bridge, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

2013 – A Little While Longer

A short play, staged at The Hen & Chickens as part of Grey & Green’s 'City Slices and Country Crumbs'.

2014 – Sleeping Truths Lie

A one-act play, staged at the Tristan Bates Theatre as part of The Camden Fringe. Directed by Rachel Creeger.

2015 – From Mars

A short film, produced as part of the Initiate scheme in association with Northumbria University.


Currently working on:

Stand Up – feature film

Blue’s For Boys – new play