Carole Hayman 

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Carole Hayman is a Writer, Producer & Presenter.  Her early work was with The Bristol Old Vic, The Royal Court and Traverse Theatres, from which she went on to become a founder member and first woman director of the Joint Stock Theatre Company.  She was an Associate Director of The Royal Court Theatre, for which she directed many world premieres.


Carole writes across all media.  She is well known for the BBC Radio 4 and ITV hit series Ladies of Letters as well as The Refuge with Sue Townsend for Channel Four and Rides, the first ever all-female TV drama, for BBC1.


 As an Arts & Humanities Research Council Fellow at Kings College London, she made a study on Women & Serial Killers.  Called No One Escapes this became a highly acclaimed 4 Screen Video Installation.  Funded by Wellcome, this was shown in the Brighton Festival at Fabrica Gallery and all over the UK in high, medium, and low secure units,

Universities, NHS facilities, forensic and arts conferences and prisons.  Carole has recently completed a factual book based on her experiences while making NOE.


She has written her first Opera, loosely based on the material – called The Hive – it was very well received at The Arcola Theatre’s Grimeborn Festival this Summer. 


Legacy is her latest work, a mystery set in the un-woke world of 1970’s music scene.  It is currently riding high on the Audible charts and is set reach a greater audience soon…