Sally Abbott is a playwright and screenwriter. Her plays include I Think We Are Alone (Frantic Assembly, 2020), and she co-wrote the stage monologue Borough Market, One Saturday (2017) with Michael Begley, winning the TCN Monologue Slam. Her writing for TV includes the award-winning original BBC drama The Coroner, and has contributed to Vera, Death in Paradise, EastEnders and Casualty. She has worked in theatre as associate producer, director and dramaturg for Manchester Contact Theatre, English Touring Theatre, National Association of Youth Theatres and Liverpool's Everyman Theatre, amongst others.
'Impactful and meticulously written' A Younger Theatre; 'A tender sweep of a show, "I Think We Are Alone" swells with the simple, difficult, important desire for connection' Guardian; 'Sally Abbott's new play... comes straight from the heart... a paean to the human need to connect' The Stage; 'Intelligent, poignant, funny and ultimately uplifting'