Tom is from Kilnsea, East Yorkshire. Plays include: JONESY (Nabakov, 2012); THE KITCHEN SINK (Bush Theatre, 2011, winner of the Most Promising Playwright - Critics Circle, 2011 and the 2012 George Devine Award ); SPACEWANG (Hull Truck, 2011); ME, AS A PENGUIN (West Yorkshire Playhouse, 2009 and Arcola Theatre / UK Tour, 2010); ABOUT A GOTH (Paines Plough / Oran Mor, 2009) and NOTES FOR FIRST TIME ASTRONAUTS (Paines Plough, later at Soho Theatre, 2009). BEN & LUMP, which Tom wrote as part of the Coming Up season was broadcast on Channel 4 in spring of 2012.
In 2009 Tom was a member of Paines Plough / Channel 4’s Future Perfect scheme and in 2012 he was Associate Playwright at Hull Truck. He has been co-commissioned by Hull Truck, Birmingham Rep and Watford Palace and is writing a new play for BBC Radio 4.