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eve steele


Eve Steele is an award-winning playwright and actor who has appeared in many stage plays, TV series, radio dramas and films.

Eve’s writing career began with her first play, Lub You, part of Manchester’s 24:7 Theatre Festival in 2009, which she also performed in.


The play received nominations from the Equity North West Theatre Awards, 24:7 Awards and the Manchester Theatre Awards where Eve won Best Performance in a Fringe Production.

Eve then became writer on attachment at Octagon Bolton and was commissioned to write Should Love Hurt This Much? a study of abuse in adolescent relationships.

Eve runs theatre company Most Wanted with regular collaborator Ed Edwards, who directed her in her solo show Life by the Throat at the Edinburgh Fringe, 2016. The show toured nationally in 2017 and was part of the new writing festival at the King’s Head, London in July 2018. Cardboard Citizens were producing a tour of Life by the Throat to prisons and hostels when the pandemic struck in 2020, argh!

Eve has also worked previously as a writer-performer with Monkeywood Theatre, both in the MTA nominated Multi Story as part of 2016’s Reveal festival, and more recently The Manchester Project at HOME, where her ode to Manchester's city centre was made into a short film, 'Town'.

Eve has been writing for radio for a few years now and has had eight afternoon plays broadcast on Radio 4. Of these, 'Bright Spark', 'All of the Beauty in the World' and 'Torn' have been nominated for awards. Eve wrote episodes for each series of Radio 4's 'Fault Lines', starring Glenda Jackson.

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