Amy Trigg is an actor and writer from Essex. She was the first wheelchair user to graduate from a performance course at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Her acting credits include work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare’s Globe, The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Nottingham Playhouse, BBC and Universal.
Amy’s first full-length play ‘Reasons You Should(n’t) Love Me’ was joint winner of the inaugural Women’s Prize for Playwriting 2020 (Ellie Keel Productions and Paines Plough). Her essay, ‘An Ode to Improv (and Poehler and Fey)’ features in the book ‘Feminist’s Don’t Wear Pink (and other lies)’. Amy won ‘Colchester New Comedian of the Year 2016’ for her one-woman sketch ‘The Rebrand’. She is a writer on the upcoming series ‘Ralph and Katie’ (ITV Studios).
Amy is currently part of the Channel 4 Screenwriting Course 2021, BBC Drama Room 2020/21 and BBC Writers Access Group 2020/21. She was recently part of the Royal Court Introduction to Playwriting Group 2020/21 and CBBC New Voices.