Jamie Hale is an artist, curator, poet, writer, playwright, actor, and director. They create poetry, comedy, scriptwriting, and drama for page, stage, and screen and in Feb 2021 won the Evening Standard Future Theatre Fund Award in Directing/theatre making.

They have performed their work at the Barbican, Invisible Fest, Tate Modern, the Southbank Centre and with Graeae, and have written for publications including the Guardian and Magma. Their pandemic poetry pamphlet, Shield, is published in Jan 2021.

They are also an expert in disability and health and social care policy, chair Lewisham Disabled People’s Commission, and are studying for a Master’s in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics of Health at UCL.

Graeae’s Crips Without Constraints was one of the best series of lockdown shorts in 2020
- Chris Wiegand, The Guardian
Hale is a compelling and witty performer who makes you laugh and reflect in equal measure
Agnes Carrington-Windo, on NOT DYING
We need to be listening to poets like Jamie right now
- Jack Thorne (screenwriter and playwright)


Jamie Hale in a blue shirt with red hair, glasses and beard