Fiona SamuelScreenwriter | Playwright

Fiona Samuel has been creating original drama since she graduated from the New Zealand Drama School at the age of 20. As a writer and director, playwright and actor, she has worked in television, radio, film and theatre. Her television drama credits include The Marching Girls and Face Value, which Fiona created; Home Movie, documentary Virginity, and telemovies Piece of My Heart and Bliss; InterrogationRude AwakeningsOutrageous FortuneNothing TrivialThe Blue Rose and Agent Anna.

Fiona wrote on the popular Nine Network drama Love Child, and telemovie Consent: The Louise Nicholas Story, for which she won a New Zealand Writers Guild Award for Best Television One-Off Drama. She is developing two features, O Jerusalem and The Perfect Woman.

Fiona’s stage plays include The Wedding PartyLashings of Whipped Cream – A Session with a Teenage DominatrixOne FleshThe Liar’s Bible; and Ghost Train, winner of the New Zealand Writers Guild Best Play Award in 2010. For a full CV please contact

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