Philippa Mannion c. Alan Brutenic

Philippa is a playwright and theatre-maker from Edinburgh, who is now based in Cardiff. In 2010, she won the BBC Scotland Radio Drama – Finding New Dramatic Voices competition and was mentored by the Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland. Philippa completed an MA in Writing for Performance at Goldsmiths College in 2013. She co-produced View From Here Festivals of New Writing in association with Theatre503 between 2016 and 2018. She developed her solo shows Trench and Binary with Pleasance Theatre, London.

In addition to producing her own work, Philippa has worked as production manager, stage manager and project co-ordinator in site-specific theatre and outdoor arts. She has worked with Greenwich Theatre, Actors Touring Company, Nutkhut, Papercut Theatre, Welsh National Opera, Wise Children and Dante or Die.


May 2019
Supernova, created by Philippa Mannion (20m)
New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich (PULSE Festival)

January 2018
Crossrail, directed by Jodie Botha (30m)
The Space Arts Centre, London (One Festival 2018)

May 2017
Binary, directed by Philippa Mannion and Isabel Sharman (30m)
Camden People’s Theatre, London (Hotbed: A Festival of Sex)

March 2017
Binary, directed by Philippa Mannion and Isabel Sharman (30m)
Pleasance Theatre, Islington (A Pleasance Scratch)

September 2016
Trench, directed by Isabel Sharman (45m)
Pleasance Theatre, Islington (part of Litmus Fest 2016)


September 2019
Stage Manager
Jade City
The Bunker, London
View From Here 

July 2019
Production Assistant / ASM (Cover)
Malory Towers
Passenger Shed, Bristol Temple Meads
Wise Children

July 2019
Stage Manager
Prison Project R&D
Stone Nest, London
Dante or Die

June – July 2019
Stage Manager
Bert’s Magical Musical Kitchen
Borough Theatre, Abergavenny & St David’s Hall, Cardiff
Arts Active

March – June 2019
Technical Stage Manager
User Not Found, UK Tour: Liverpool, Newbury, Cardiff, Isle of Wight, Paisley, Hull, Norwich, London
Dante or Die

February – March 2019
Production Manager
Take On Me, UK Tour: Salford, London, Reading
Dante or Die

January 2019
Stage Manager
Jade City
Alice Malseed
VAULT Festival, London

December 2018
Stage Manager
The Coronation of Poppea (R&D)
August012 & Welsh National Opera

November 2018
Production Manager
Take On Me, UK Tour: Poole, Hunstanton, Medway
Dante or Die

April – October 2018
Technical Stage Manager
User Not Found, London, Edinburgh Festival and UK Tour: Limerick, Harlow, Reading, Brighton, Lincoln, Oxford, Bath, Cambridge, Mansfield, Leicester, Manchester, Portsmouth
Dante or Die

February – March 2018
Stage Manager
View From Here – Northern Ireland


Full Driver’s Licence (passed Feb 2018).
Apple Certified Mac and iOS Technician.
ETC Ion / GIO / EOS Training.
Trained in Tessitura and Spektrix box office ticketing systems.
QLab user & programmer.
Final Cut Pro, Photoshop & InDesign.