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“To honour my own voice, and tell the stories I so desperately cared about. Not to be free of the anxiety, and the negative thought process that kept me from writing, but to be able to move through it.”

Nicôle Lecky is a writer, actor, and singer-songwriter

Nicôle Lecky in conversation with Jonny Wright

Jonny Wright visited Nicôle Lecky in 2019 to talk with her about her career working as a playwright and screen writer.


Nicôle Lecky is a writer, actor, and singer-songwriter. Her critically acclaimed stage monologue Superhoe, developed with Talawa and The Yard Theatre, played at The Royal Court in 2019. Her six-part television adaptation of Superhoe, retitled Mood and produced by Bonafide Films, debuted on BBC3 in Spring 2022 and airs on AMC in the US in November. Nicôle wrote and executive produced all six episodes of the show, in which she also plays the lead role, and co-wrote and performed the music.

Nicôle’s acting credits for television include Sense8 for Netflix, Death in Paradise for BBC1 and Untold Stories (of which Nicôle also wrote an episode) for ITV. Nicôle was a recipient of the Creative Skillset and Dancing Ledge Productions High-end Television Levy Writers’ Bursary in 2018 and was listed as one of Deadline’s ‘8 British Writers to Watch Out For in 2021’. She is developing new work for film, television and theatre.