Harriet Madeley is a writer, performer and the co-director of Crowded Room, an innovative theatre company that creates work inspired by real stories in collaboration with the people who experienced them.

Her writing for Crowded Room includes The Listening Room, a verbatim play exploring restorative justice which toured theatres and prisons and was nominated for an ARIA on BBC Radio 4; a review from The Spectator commented that ‘You emerge with your consciousness altered’. She has also written The Colours (a verbatim play exploring responses to life-limiting illness which was performed at Soho Theatre and Rowan’s Hospice and then adapted for the Good Grief Festival in conjunction with The Colours of Loss), Echoes (a Public Health England commission for the HIV Innovation Fund in collaboration with National Prison Radio) and Edith (a reimagining of the trial of Edith Thompson which was performed at The Lowry & Theatr Clwyd). As a producer, she has worked on 2030 (Collusion), The Heart of Adrian Lovett (Theatre Delicatessen) and La Lucha: The Fightback (Battersea Arts Centre & Co-Creating Change)

Other writing and acting work includes The Other Tchaikovsky (BBC Radio 4, nominated for a BBC Audio Drama Award), Hedda Gabler (Reading Rep), Alison Wonderland (Sibyl Films), Lewis (ITV), Doctors (BBC) and The Box (Latitude).


Sat 25th Mar - 09:00

Creative Collaboration with The Colours of Loss: The Impact of Sharing Your Grief Story