Luke lives and works in Leeds but grew up in London. He made his home in Leeds after coming to the city for his degree. Luke writes a lot during the course of his 'day job' but really loves the freedom and creativity of dramas, often with a focus on 'real lives' and local history. He is particularly interested in the movement of people and communities as they strive to form new lives and identities. He is married with three sons.
Mian is a singer songwriter from Bradford with several releases on Spotify iTunes etc. In another life he supplied the backbeat to Bradford bands: Boys From The East and Detrimental. Mian also trained and worked as an actor and has directed short films. Battle for Trafalgar is his first play
Sally’s creative writing journey spans several decades with an emphasis on poetry, children’s books and, more recently, script writing. She is a member of Script Yorkshire and founder member of Holmfirth Writers’ Group (HWG), which has been running weekly for over 15 years, and its offshoot Holme Valley Poets
CHÉRIE TAYLOR BATTISTE
Chérie Taylor Battiste was born in London, and raised in Leeds. After graduating in
African Studies at (SOAS) she was a TV researcher, gaining a place on accelerated progress scheme. After moving into acting, she had various roles, winning the Norman Beaton Fellowship, and joining the BBC Radio Drama Company.