Sadie Hasler is a multi award-winning playwright, actor, and columnist. Her plays Pramkicker, Fran & Leni and Stiletto Beach are published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. They have been produced in Washington DC, Chicago, Sydney, Melbourne, Oslo, Rome, Milan, Asti, London, Edinburgh, & around the UK.
“Funny… Verbally brutal… A blistering script” – Washington Post
“A real gem” – Observer
“Terrific” – Scotsman
“Desperately funny” – The Stage
“Mighty, Joyful, Uplifting” – Sydney Arts Guide
Writing strong and funny roles for women in plays unwaveringly centred on the female experience is her jam. Sadie is co Founder/Artistic Director of theatre company Old Trunk.
“Voice of a generation” – Deborah Frances-White, The Guilty Feminist
She recently wrote an essay for the book Last Christmas alongside Meryl Streep, Stephen Fry, & many others, edited by Emma Thompson and Greg Wise and published by Quercus.
“An amazing piece. Beautiful.” – Greg Wise
“Beautiful & moving” – Katy Follain, Quercus
“Lovely” – Matt Haig
“It’s an honour to print this” – Editor, The Lancet
Awards & Associateships
Associate Artist at Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch
Mercury Creatives artist at Mercury Theatre Colchester
Peggy Ramsay Foundation Award 2018
Society of Authors Award 2020
Resident Artist at Metal Southend
Supported by Arts Council England & Clothworkers’ Foundation.
Columnist of the Year – Society of Editors’ Awards 2013
Columnist of the Year – EDF Media Awards 2014
Best Actor nomination in Manchester Fringe Awards 2017
Fran & Leni was nominated for Best Drama & 2 Best Actor Awards in GM Fringe Awards 2017.
Pramkicker won Best Revival in the GM Fringe Awards 2019, and was nominated for Best Comedy Play & 2 Best Actor Awards.