Florence Keith-Roach



Florence is an actor, writer and director working across theatre, film and television. 

She was selected to partake in Channel Four Drama's 2017 screenwriting programme. She has written the pilot episode of Surge under this scheme and is now developing it into a series with Studio Lambert.

She is also developing several TV shows, including Sex Club, pilot commissioned by UKTV, Raging with Ecosse Films and Enid with Left Bank. Freddy Syborn and Florence co-wrote, directed and acted in the comedy short film, Frenching The Bully. They are co directing, writing and acting in Jelly Wrestlers, a short form series under script commission with Channel 4.

Florence was one of two filmmakers to win a 2017 BFI Future Film Bursary award for feature film development.

Her second play Eggs, opened at the Edinburgh Free Fringe in August 2015. It received 5 * reviews and transferred to the Vaults Festival in February 2016. It won a competition as one of four plays to be published by Nick Hern Books and is available to buy Here.  

She performed in her latest short play Mexit at Theatre Utopia, Croyden in April 2017. Her new play Straight Lines was a finalist for the Platform Presents Playwrights Prize 2019. 

She has written articles for publications, including GraziaThe Observer and Little White Lies. 

She is the founder of Orphee Productions, a female led company dedicated to telling stories that champion the female gaze. 

She gained a 1st BA Hons in Classics from UCL and went on to study acting at the Drama Centre. She is represented for her acting by Sarah Camlett at Independent Talent & Matt Smith at ICM Partners.