Helen is a freelance bookwriter and director specializing in adaptation.
Recent commissions include The Legend of Sleepy Hollow for NYMT (The Other Palace August 2018 dir. Alex Sutton) and Mrs Beeton Says for Bristol Old Vic Theatre School (Redgrave Theatre, Bristol December 2018 dir. Paul Clarkson). In November 2018 she directed Mary Shelley by Helen Edmondson at the Shelley Frankenstein festival – Shelley Theatre (Arts University Bournemouth)
She was commissioned in 2015 to write the book for a new musical adaptation of Lysistrata for the Music Theatre MA course at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (music and lyrics by David Merriman, directed by Bill Bankes-Jones and musical direction by Julian Kelly).
Helen is from Dorset/Wiltshire and is Artistic Director of The Dorset Corset Theatre Company and a visiting tutor/director on the Acting and Costume and Performance Design Courses at Arts University Bournemouth