Henry Roberts is a playwright, theatre maker, photographer and climate activist.
He is a member of the Young Vic’s 2022 cohort of young theatre-makers and his plays have reached the final 100 submissions for the Soho Theatre’s Verity Bargate Award and have been long listed in the RSC's 37 Plays project and by the Traverse Theatre. He was a finalist for the Peter Shaffer Postgraduate Award for Playwriting in 2022.
His work explores the environment, memory, consciousness, and human desire for intimacy. He creates multidisciplinary, mixed media art and is an advocate for sustainable theatre making. As one half of Bear and Bird theatre company, he currently is devising a new play about mental health disability.
Originally from Lancashire, Henry lives in London and works as a freelance creative and in the charity sector.