Carol Younghusband


Carol Younghusband

Carol is a published playwright, commissioned screenwriter, and TV comedy writer with an MA in Screenwriting (TV and Film) and experience in all forms of writing.

She has enjoyed considerable success as a writer (and occasional) producer in many mediums including film, theatre, and television.

Her work, which has been seen by millions across the world, includes broken comedy, narrative comedy, drama, film, and children’s theatre.

Creative writing credits include ...


What happened to Evie - a short drama directed by BAFTA winning Director Kate Cheeseman starring Bessie Coates, Michael JIbson and Sian Reeves. It was produced by French Fancy Productions and awarded completion funding. In April 2018 it started its festival season and has been selected for 33 global film festivals including Oscar and Bafta qualifiers. It has also won 12 awards including Best International Short Film at Galway Film Fleadh and Best Short Drama at San Jose Film Festival.


Night Armour - a short film comedy, directed by Carolina Giammetta and produced by Georgina French, starred Elizabeth Berrington and Dan Fredenburgh. It made official selection at 16 global film festivals and achieved many top awards including Best Picture, Best Comedy, Best Short and Best International Short.

Ten Glorious Seconds - a sensitive short film drama featuring David Suchet and directed by BBC's Simon PItts. This film was sponsored by Bupa and achieved worldwide success on the internet where it has been viewed tens of thousands of times. 

Smile - a dark film thriller directed by the acclaimed Carolina Giammetta, and produced by French Fancy Productions, starring Deborah Cornelius and Joe Tucker. It made official selection at 15 global film festivals including two BAFTA qualifiers and was also nominated for Best Director and Best Score. 

The Touch - this script was one of only three selected at the prestigious Berlinale Film Festival 2014. It was awarded funding by Canon films, starred Claudius Peters and Rachael Holloway and was produced in 2015 by Flourishing Pictures and French Fancy Productions.

Smack the Pony - comedy sketches for two Emmy award winning TV shows featuring Fiona Allen, Doon Mackichan, Sally Phillips and Sarah Alexander.

Jump the Gun - a sketch show, created and written by Carol and developed with Avalon Productions.

Sisters under the Skin - a one-woman comedy monologue performed in venues across the South, and featured in Lincoln Comedy Festival alongside Sarah Mullican.

Only a Game - a children's play published by Samuel French in London, New York and Toronto. It has been performed in hundreds of venues across the world. 

Paddy's Wake - a dark comedy produced by the Union Theatre, London.

Het is maar een spel -  a children's play published by Uitgeverij Vink, IBVA Holland.  It has been performed in translation many times throughout the Netherlands. 

Black Balls and Pink Marbles - a broad comedy showcased by Hammersmith Theatre, London.

Last Night Party - produced by Bench Theatre, 

Escape the Forever Path - showcased by Proteus Theatre Company, Basingstoke.

My Sister was a Straight - commissioned as a one woman show for Edinburgh Festival.

Tatterjak and the Wotsit Box - commissioned by Scat Theatre Company for its tour of schools across the south of England.
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What happened to Evie

Night Armour


The Touch

Ten Glorious Seconds