Cordelia Spence is the founder and Artistic Director of The Stuff of Dreams Theatre Company which specialises in new writing on East Anglian history. She has an MA with Distinction in Theatre Direction: Text and Production from UEA. Recent work includes Private Peaceful, Love Left Hanging (co – written with Emma MacLusky), Rope, The Bricks of Burston, The Poisoners Pact (co -written with Tim Lane), The Blacksmith Who Chased the Moon, Forgotten, and Anglian Mist (co – written with Tim Lane). In 2014 she returned to UEA to direct Darlings; Four Women Four Years, commemorating the contribution of nurses in World War 1.
Currently Cordelia is preparing to direct a summer tour of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and is continuing her partnership with Tim Lane to develop An Honest Gentleman, a play about the Norfolk Highwayman Thomas Easter. She is delighted to be joining Broad Horizons for Rebellious Sisterhood because it is a very important and exciting story about powerful woman who really did change the course of history.