Gareth Jandrell has an MA in Writing for Performance (Goldsmiths University) and was part of the Royal Court Writers' Studio Group (2012). His plays have been performed at Soho Theatre, Southwark Playhouse, Arcola Theatre, Theatre503 and White Bear Theatre. His play Ache won the ScriptSpace competition and was performed at Tobacco Factory, Bristol. He has been shortlisted for the Old Vic New Voices Edinburgh Season and HighTide's Escalator Plays. He is an Artistic Associate of The Story Project and an Associate Artist of The Faction where his credits include adaptations of Lorca's Blood Wedding and Schiller's Demetrius co-adapted with Che Walker, April de Angelis and Ranjit Bolt.