Sarah McDonald-Hughes

Sarah McDonald-Hughes


Sarah is an actor and writer from Manchester.   Plays include:  HOW TO BE A KID (PAINES PLOUGH); BLACKOUT (Dukes Lancaster) THE MANCHESTER PROJECT, WITCH, MULTI STORY (Octagon Bolton/Monkeywood Theatre), WONDROUS PLACE (Northern Spirit/Liverpool Unity/Sheffield Crucible/Northern Stage/Royal Exchange), FLESH (Monkeywood Theatre/Royal Exchange), BY FAR THE GREATEST TEAM, ONCE IN A HOUSE ON FIRE, MAINE ROAD (Monkeywood Theatre), SALISBURY STREET (Box of Tricks/Liverpool Everyman), THE TOWER (Paines Plough/Royal Exchange Studio), THE TREE, NIGHT TRAIN (Action Transport Theatre), OUR PALS and THE NORTH (Royal Exchange Studio).

Radio includes: A ROOF OVER OUR HEADS, DAD, TAKE ME TO REDCAR, MAINE ROAD (BBC Radio 4).  Television includes numerous episodes of DOCTORS for BBC1.  Sarah works regularly as an actor in theatre, television and radio and is Co-Artistic director of Monkeywood Theatre.  She is currently under commission to BBC 1, BBC Radio 4 and Monkeywood Theatre.

Sarah recently won a 2018 Writer’s Guild Award for her play HOW TO BE A KID and won the 2017 National Octagon Prize for her play SHERBET, co-written with Curtis Cole.