Uproar Theatre is a new writing theatre company based in Ipswich, Suffolk. We are proud to support and nurture writers from the East of England. Mother/Land was our first show in March 2020. Currently, we are producing the radio plays for our Some Noise project.We create exciting and diverse opportunities for creatives in the area too. You can read more about our team of creatives below:
Zoë Wells - Artistic Director
Zoë is an actor, writer and director from rural Suﬀolk, who trained at GSA.
She is an associate artist for Bee in my Beanie.
Her recent credits include The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits, What a Palaver, The Jungle Book, INK Festival and Some Women and Bits of Boys.
As a writer, her one woman show Sheelagh, is currently in development. During lockdown, she was a participant of Hightide's Write That Play course.
Huw Brentnall - Associate Artist
Huw is an award-winning actor, writer, filmmaker and director from Suﬀolk.
He trained at the MET Film School as a Director and was a recipient of the Ken Loach Award while at University.
He was the winner of the Best Actor award at the 2020 Rainbow Umbrella Film Festival.
His recent credits include Mother/Land, Harry Metcalfe: Big Gay Mess, Romeo and Juliet (International Tour) and INK Festival.
Eilish Mullane - Artistic Director
Eilish is a playwright based in Ipswich, Suffolk.
She graduated from the University of East Anglia with a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing.
She has been shortlisted for the Kenneth Branagh Award for New Writing and Broken Silence's Voices From Home, as well as reaching the top 15% of the BBC Writers Room Applications.
Her work has been produced as part of events by HACK Theatre, Glass Splinters and Aktualise.
Since February 2020, Eilish has been a beneficiary of Mercury Creatives, a professional development programme for the cultural sector. As a part of her engagement on this programme, she is currently undergoing 24 hours of mentoring support, alongside attending a series of business development, showcasing and networking events with fellow Mercury Creatives beneficiaries. The Mercury Creatives programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund and is being delivered by the Mercury Theatre, Colchester.