Sophie
Wu

Actor and Writer for Stage and Screen


Sophie is a well-known actress and talented writer for screen and stage. 

Her debut play, Sophie Wu Is Minging, and Looks Like She's Dead, premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and transferred to the Soho Theatre to rave reviews. She was part of the Bush Theatre’s new writing programme and was commissioned to write a new full length play, Ramona Tells Jim. It was produced in 2017 and is published by Nick Hern Books.

For screen she is currently writing an original feature for BBC Films and working on a number of new commissions.


Sophie Wu [is] equally elastic and incredibly versatile.

Tim Bano
The Stage on Sketching

Particularly strong comic chops from Sophie Wu

Andrzej Lukowski
Time Out on Sketching

CV

Theatre

Masha 
Director Jamie Lloyd
The Playhouse
Lyudmila 
Director Tinuke Craig
Almeida Theatre
Various 
Director Thomas Hescott
Writer James Graham
Wilton's Music Hall
Lulul 
Director Sean Holmes
Writer Mark Ravenhill
Hammersmith Apollo
Sophie 
Director Hamish Pirie
Paines Plough
Cissy 
Director Sarah Frankom
Royal Exchange / Lyric Hammersmith
Saffy Tang 
Director Mike Longhurst
The Bush Theatre
Su-Lin 
Director Rufus Norris
National Theatre

Writer & Performer & Creator 

Producer Stewart Pringle

Ramona Tells Jim is a darkly comic play about confession and the gravity of young love. Developed with Bush Theatre Emerging Writers’ Group

Bush Theatre
Herself 
Creator Sophie Wu
Director Adam Brace
Writer Sophie Wu
Starring
  • Sophie Wu
  • Sophie Wu's autobiographical biting, tender and hilarious debut show set in Edinburgh in the cold winter of 1998. She was 15. And word was getting round that she may be unhinged...

    Soho Theatre

    Writer 

    Television

    Empress Dowager 
    CBBC
    Gemma 
    Director Anthony Philipson
    BBC One
    Various 
    Director Various
    Lion Television
    Carly 
    Director Sally El Hosaini
    Nightjack Ltd / Channel 4
    Jennifer Wong 
    Director Misha Manson-Smith
    Big Talk Productions for BBC
    Zoe 
    Director Al Campbell
    Warp
    Heather 
    Director Various
    Objective Productions
    Heather 
    Director David Kerr
    Objective Productions
    Zoe 
    Director Ben Gregor
    Warp Films
    Jamie 
    Director Otto Bathurst
    Zeppotron
    Jay 
    Director Farren Blackburn
    BBC
    Mei 
    Director Sam Miller
    Carnival
    Natasha 
    Director Hugo Blick
    Baby Cow
    Natalie Gaytn 
    Director John Dower
    BBC

    Writer & Creator 

    Original TV comedy based on her play Sophie Wu is Minging and Looks Like She’s Dead


    House of Tomorrow for E4
    In development

    Writer 

    Loaded
    Writer's Room
    Producer Polly Leys
    Writer Jon Brown

    Eight part comedy-drama for Channel 4.

    Hillbilly Films / Keshet TV for Channel 4

    Film

    Laila 
    Director Jen Moss
    Not So Lovely Films
    Roisin 
    Director Andrea Vecchiato
    Hadaly Pictures
    Erika 
    Director Jeff Wadlow
    Marvel
    Erika 
    Director Matthew Vaughn
    Marvel
    Mei Lei 
    Director Jon Wright
    BBC Films
    Gallery Girl 
    Director John Mclean
    DCM Productions
    Shop Assistant 
    Director Richard Eyre
    Ealing Studios
    Kiki 
    Director Nick Moore
    Working Title
    Young Silvia 
    Director Asif Kapadia
    The Bureau
    Rebecca 
    Director Catherine Shepherd
    Quark Films
    Kim 
    Director David Mackenzie
    Head Gear Films
    Sophie 
    Director Katja Roberts
    Short Film