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Brief History

Emma Payne is a writer.

She has had comedy sketches broadcast on Rush Hour, a BBC3 series; and has worked as a commissioned writer for The News Quiz, The Now Show, The Headset Set and Recorded for Training Purposes on Radio 4; and Newsjack on Radio 4 Extra.

As a playwright, she has had her work performed at the Tricyle Theatre, Etcetera Theatre and Lyric Studio Hammersmith.

As a journalist, she has worked on publications including The Times, Sunday Times and Time Out.
She also writes art and ephemera blog Fed by Birds and podcasts at Bluebell FM.

At the age of 16, she wrote a poem called The Boxer, which has taken on a surprising new life in school textbooks in Australia and South Africa.