Rose Heiney talks Grease, toxic friendships, and Bill Bryson

Screenwriter, playwright and general genius, Rose Heiney joins the Hot Mess Clubhouse this week. Speaking to host Lucy Vine she talks about her varied career starting with her first novel, The Days of Judy B, which was nominated for The Times/South Bank Show Breakthrough Award. She’s since written stage plays, radio shows, and for TV series, including Miranda and Fresh Meat. Earlier this year, Rose’s stage show Original Death Rabbit, starring Kimberley Nixon, won critical acclaim and is now available to buy from Nick Hern Books or on Amazon. She’s currently a writer on Armando Iannucci’s new HBO show Avenue 5. Listen to Lucy and Rose talk people pleasing, quitting Grease, and how Bill Bryson inspired her writing career.


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