Molly Naylor’s first solo show, Whenever I Get Blown Up I Think Of You debuted at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2010 before touring internationally. Her second live show My Robot Heart was a collaboration with band The Middle Ones and was supported by Battersea Arts Centre, Bristol Old Vic, The Junction Cambridge and Escalator. It was produced by Show and Tell and is touring throughout 2013. Tour dates. She is also developing new live show If Destroyed Still True, with Iain Ross from Bearsuit.
Molly is currently writing a television sitcom for Sky with writer and broadcaster John Osborne.
Molly was commissioned to write an afternoon play adaptation of her first live show for BBC Radio 4, which the Guardian described as ‘a brave, funny, tough and brilliant piece of writing’. She also sometimes co-hosts a show on Future Radio with Tim Clare and John Osborne. Her poems have been featured on Radio 4′s Bespoken Word and The Wondermentalist Cabaret.
Molly was one of the creatives working for the RSC on Dream 40, a digital re-imagining of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in June 2013. She devised and delivered interactive storytelling project Made Up in collaboration with Byron Vincent, originally commissioned by MAYK and Theatre Bristol. Made Up debuted in Bristol over Mayfest 2012, then took place in Norwich in November 2012. Her short play What People Do was commissioned in 2012 for Viscera Theatre and was staged at the Old Vic Tunnels. Her play When You Left I Thought I’d Die But Now I’m Fine was staged at The Bush in 2011 as part of Sixty Six Books. The text is available from Oberon.
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