Sarah Pitard

Sarah Pitard is a playwright and screenwriter. 

She holds an MA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media from The Central School of Speech and Drama (CSSD) in London.

In 2016, her play Full Tilt was one of five finalists for the Papatango New Writing Prize (out of 1,053 submissions). Previously, the play had a staged reading at Theatricum Botanicum in Topenga Canyon, LA, as a part of their Botanicum Seedlings series in 2015.

Sarah’s one-act play Bird had a three-month run in New York as part of Theatre Three’s 18th Annual Festival of One-Act Plays (2015). And before that, in 2014, she was the winner of The Arena Stage’s ‘Our War’ Monologue Competition, which was presented as part of the National Civil War Project in Washington D.C. (2014) for her monologue Mary/Marcus.

Her radio play Plus One was the winner of the The Actors’ Guild UK’s Write Bites competition in 2013, and was recorded by Wireless Theatre Company in 2015. Sarah’s plays The Inappropriateness of Love and Freedom, Books, Flowers, and the Moon were performed in London in 2012 with Paradigm Theatre Company.

She has also worked with and had short plays produced with The Pensive Federation and Origins Theatre in the UK, and the Claremorris Theatre Festival in Ireland.

Currently, her short film Not Love is in pre-production and is being directed by Nicholas Pinnock (Top Boy, Fortitude, Marcella). Sarah has just received word that her play Full Tilt has been longlisted for the Bread & Roses Playwriting Award. Winners will be announced in a few months time.


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