Meet The Old Vic 12 - Charlotte Josephine 


The Old Vic 12 aims to nurture and develop the next generation of theatre practitioners through offering access and insights into theatre-making, mentoring from industry experts, delivering masterclasses to other emerging artists, and collaborating with each other to create brand new work.

Launched in 2015, we are delighted to be hosting the fourth year of the scheme with 12 exciting new participants – get to know Writer Charlotte Josephine with 12 quick fire questions.

1. What’s your name?

Charlotte Josephine.

2. What do you do?

Writing and acting and boxing and stuff.

3. Who inspires you?

Alice Birch. Debbie Tucker Green. Eileen Myles. Vicky McClure. Bryony Shanahan. Spinelli from Recess.

4. What can’t you live without?


5. The most surprising thing you’ve learnt about The Old Vic?

Lilian Baylis asking god for guidance on what to program.

6. Your favourite piece of trivia?

Your foot is the same length as your arm from wrist to elbow.

7. Last show you saw?

SEXSEXMENMEN at the yard. Loved it.

8. One trick of the trade you’ve discovered?

Still tryna learn the kiss on the cheek thing without accidentally headbutting important people.

9. Night owl or early bird?

Early bird.

10. Your life story in one short sentence?

Hemel girl goes to London to make theatre.

11. In one year you will have…

Written a play for the Old Vic 12!

12. Old Vic 12 in one word?


The Old Vic 12 is generously supported for 2018/2019 by:
Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation; Claire Bullus; Nathalie & Nicolas Giauque; Laura & Nigel Mead; The Luscinus Trust; PRS Foundation; The Noël Coward Foundation; Roger De Haan Charitable Trust and The Old Vic Impact Fund.