Stephanie Ridings is a writer and performer based in the West Midlands. The Road to Huntsville received a Bitesize commission in 2015; after opening at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016 and winning an Arts Voice award, the work toured throughout 2017. Her recent and most notable work has been Unknown Male, Birmingham REP, which was the winner of the Peter Brook/Mark Marvin award. Her first major script, Me, Mum & Dusty Springfield, enjoyed a sell-out Edinburgh Festival and went on to be supported by The Lowry (Salford) and tour nationally. She has been Artist in Residence at Contact Theatre (Manchester) and has been commissioned to write for a range of companies including Women and Theatre, Birmingham REP’s Learning and Participation, Corby Young Actors at the Core at Corby and a radio play for Cotesbach Trust, Leicestershire.