Rebecca Jade Hammond is a Welsh female-identifying Writer, Dramaturg, Actor and Artistic Director of Chippy Lane Productions. She is a lecturer at several UK Universities and Drama Schools, Literary Reader for Hampstead Theatre, and is published by Methuen Drama. Rebecca was recently short-listed for the PAPATANGO WRITING PRIZE, placed in the top 10% for both the BBC Writers Room and the Verity Bargate Award, and long-listed for Theatre Uncut and the Traverse Theatre. She is currently working with National Theatre Wales and Lagos Theatre Festival on a writers exchange, developing a drama for television, and working on her fourth play. In 2019 Rebecca set up the Welsh Female Writers Group to provide a platform and supportive community for Welsh women who want to write. She is currently studying for an MA in Dramaturgy and Writing for Performance at Goldsmiths University. Academically Rebecca lectures in Theatre History amongst subjects and is a fellow of the Higher Educational Academy.