Debbi Isitt


    Debbie Isitt has worked on numerous theatre, television and feature film productions to great acclaim. She recently won the Best Writer award for her adapted teleplay for the children's drama "The Illustrated Mum" at the prestigious British Academy Children's Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) where the series also won Best School Drama. CONFETTI is Isitt's second feature film as writer and director, following her 2000 black comedy "Nasty Neighbours" starring Ricky Tomlinson. She also directed the comedy "Tribute", starring Matthew Kelly (as himself) and the short films "Wasps" in 1997 and "Johnny Watkins Walks in Water" for the BBC's "10x10" series.

    Her theatre work with the highly acclaimed Snarling Beasties has garnered Isitt several awards, including three consecutive Perrier awards for 'Pick of the Fringe' at the Edinburgh Festival, the Independent Theatre Award and the Time Out Theatre Award. Her plays include "The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband", which had a successful recent run at the New Ambassadors Theatre in London starring Alison Steadman and Daisy Donovan, the black comedy "Matilda Liar!" and a multi-media production of "A Hundred and One Dalmatians" for the Belgrade Theatre Company.

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