★★★★ "what a talent is here unlocked. Look out for Archie Maddocks. He has much to tell us" - TheArtsDesk.Com
"pushes the boundaries of modern playwriting" - Afridiziak.com
Archie is an emerging screenwriter and playwright with his work already having been produced at the Bush Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith, Orange Tree Theatre, Royal Court, and in New York at the New Light Theatre. He was commissioned by the Bush for a full length play and is also currently writing a new play for Northern Stage as one of two playwrights commissioned under the Revolution Mix scheme: an initiative to increase the presence of BAME stories on the stage.
Archie’s most recent play A PLACE FOR WE was shortlisted for the Bruntwood Prize from a submission pile of 1900 and was also shortlisted for the Alfred Fagon Award.
In 2017 he was a part of the BBC Writers Room "London Voices" and in 2018 he was selected as part of the prestigious 4Screenwriting course. He was also named as the BBC Radio 4 writer in residence.
2018 saw Archie get commissioned by Vertigo Films to develop a feature about moped gangs as well as get commissioned for a TV episode by Moonage and Tiger Aspect on their new show INTERGALACTIC for Sky.
He's currently in formal development with several production companies, including Tiger Aspect, Wall To Wall and Working Title TV.