The Writers of Wales Database
Kit Lambert is a Cardiff-based poet and scriptwriter. Since completing his MA in Creative Writing from the University of Exeter, he has been runner up in the John Tripp Award for the Spoken Word and is in the grand final of the 2009 BBC Radio 4 Poetry Slam. He has performed his poetry in venues throughout South Wales, including at the launch of the Riverfront in Newport and Undeb Theatre’s The Project in Cardiff. His poetry has been published by Stride (The Allotment, 2005), The Red Poets and others.
As a playwright, Kit is currently under commission with the Hijinx Theatre Company (Gulliver, for Autumn Tour 2009) and Sherman Cymru. He is also writing with Red Planet Pictures for the new BBC Wales drama Crash.
He has previously written plays for Paines Plough (Wild Lunch), Dirty Protest and the Wildcard Theatre Company, and collaborated with four other writers on True Fiction’s production of The Exquisite Corpse (Edinburgh Festival 2008, Southwark Playhouse). His short film, The Lunch Break, is currently in production with Fiction Factory. He was the winner of the inaugural Script Slam competition at the Sherman Theatre in 2005 with his first play, The Custom House, which was subsequently shortlisted for the Kings Cross New Writing Award.
Kit has experience running creative writing workshops for adults and teenagers. He has led workshops for Oxford Playhouse, Norden Farm Arts Centre, Troublemaker Theatre Company and St Georges School North, Buenos Aires.
The Allotment (Stride, 2005)