TV & Film Writing

Doctors, BBC1

My debut episode of Doctors aired on BBC1 on 6th April 2023. It introduced the character of Binita to Letherbridge, played by the hilarious Nina Wadia.

"Nina and Suni prepare for a visit from Auntie Binita, while Luca invites Scarlett over for dinner. Two days before the wedding, the big day is thrown into jeopardy when the father of one of the grooms drops a bombshell. Can Emma help?"

My second episode will air in May 2024 on BBC1.

Just for Showmance, Amazon Prime 

In 2022, my debut feature film 'Just for Showmance was released by Reel One Entertainment, starring Katie McCarty (Younger) and Chris Riggi (Gossip Girl) directed by Sam Irvin (Dante's Cove).

"When Taras presenting career begins to stall, her PR team encouragr her to go on a TV show to marry a man she's never met, her 'perfect match' Joe. But she secretly tries to track him down and clarify that the marriage is just for show."

Write Place, Write Time, Amazon Prime

In 2022, my second feature film 'Write Place Write Time' was released by Reel One Entertainment, starring Kaitlyn Leeb (Spinning Out) and Emmanuel Kabongo (Star Trek: Discovery).

"Paige just wants to be an author, but her mother would rahter see her follow in her footsteps in a big conglomerate company. After discovering that Atlas Publishing will be sold, she opts to writer under a pseudonym."


Tommy on Top, 2022

In 2021, my LGBTQ farce Tommy on Top premimeired off West End. It was nominated for an Offie before having its US premiere in 2022. Following a number of sold-out shows in Florida, the play was extended and ran in Chicago at Pride Arts Theatre.

"No out gay man has ever won Best Actor at the Oscars. Fortunetly, surprise nominee Tommy Miller isn't an out gay man. Unortunetly, gossip hack Kiki Lopez suspects he's got a lot more than a freshly- pressed tuxedo hiding in his closet and she's on her way to interview him."

The Soft Subject (A Love Story) 2017

In 2017, my critically acclimaed solo show 'The Soft Subject (A Love Story)' ran at The Edinburgh Fringe. It was nominated for a Brighton Fringe Award and went on to have a sold-out run at Theatre Royal Stratford East and tour the UK.

"A queer drama teacher aims to fall in love and live happily ever after, but when the fairy-tale comes to an abrupt end, his hard nut dad is left to pull him through his son's breakdown."

Eat Sleep Exam Repeat, 2019

The Old Vic commissed me to writer Eat Sleep ExamRepeat in 2019. Performed at The Old Vic.

"When a drama teacher learns there are plans to cut GCSE drama, she goes on a mission to change her students futures by flashbacking to the past."

Next Lessson, 2014

In 2014, my critically acclimaed debut play 'Next Lesson' enjoyed a sold-out run at The Pleasance. It was shortlisted for The Polari Prize and recieved numerous five-star reviews.

See the trailer here:

"1988. A gay english teacher comes out to his work mates in school as Section 28 rages on in the UK. His confession will put into motion a series of life altering evening that will change the local conservative community forever."



Directed by Emma Baggott (BRIT Theatre)2022

The Soft Subject

Directed by Amy Liptrott (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) 2017

"Woodley's stage presence and amiable delivery adds warmth to the story and he paints the characters in his life with vivid colours."

-The Stage

You Should Be So Lucky 

Directed by Andrew Beckett (Above The Stag) 2015

"Chris Woodley gives a charming youthful naivety and a big-eyed touch of campness."

-British Theatre


Directed by Agnes Wild (The Pleasance Theatre) 2014

"Chris Woodley gives a mastercass in multirole."

-Iceland National News

The Gay Naked Play

Directed by Andrew Beckett (Above The Stage)2014

"The star of the show however is Chris Woodley. Without his brilliant delivery of this very well written script, the play would not quite have the same impact." 

-Everything Theatre

An Enemy of the People

Directed by Rebecca Manson Jones (New Diorama) 2013


Directed by Rosanna Cabe (The Yard) 2013

This Child

Directed by Max Key (Bridewell Theatre) 2012

Rain Man

Directed by Alex Howarth (Karamel Klub) 2012


Directed by Irina Brown (Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts) 2012