Playwright

"Your Alice combines elements of both real historical events and the fantasy world of Wonderland to create an absolute masterpiece of modern theatre."

Billie's first full length play Your Alice first premiered in 2017 in a small black box theatre in Astoria, Queens. Shortly after the play made its Off Broadway debut  at BAM Brooklyn followed by a smash hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018 were it received rave reviews and was named "Top 20 Shows to see at the Fringe" by The List.

 

 Your Alice travelled across the pond once more with a major industry reading at Arcola Theatre London in November 2018 Starring Louise Dearman, Noel Sullivan, and a glittering cast of both US and UK actors. We cant wait to go back to Wonderland!

 

For More Information visit www.youralicetheplay.com

Billie's Second full length play Next Round had its world premiere reading at Theaterlab NYC in March 2019 and premiered at the Scranton Fringe Festival that same year. This year-it opened the Gala Theatre's Onstage Online Festival. Silk Street Productions will be producing Next Round at the acclaimed Underbelly Cowgate in 2021! Stay tuned for more info!

 

 

IN THE WORKS

Billie is currently working with Barrington Stage Company as a Playwright Mentor as part of their PMP Mentorship program.

 

Next Round is Heading to Edinburgh and is being adapted for a series! Stay tuned for more info!

We Carry On: A series of Radio Plays is currently available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!

Billie is currently adapting Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte for the stage.

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Your Alice

​​"This is a truly mesmerizing piece of drama, in which not a moment of stage time is wasted. Every instant and every line glitters." - EdFringe Review
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“Aken-Tyers captures, with painful and compelling accuracy, the weird and wonderful feeling of returning home, even if that home is a Geordie pub like none you’ve ever seen.”

We Carry On-A FirstBillie Aken-Tyers
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EPISODE 1

A First 

A young American GI and a woman of the night cross paths in London, leading them to question what it means to be alive.

 

Starring

Jim Lawrenson as Johnny

Eliza Shea as Lily

Narration by Kayla Ryan Walsh

 

Directed by Simone Daniel

Edited by Grant Chamberlin

Opening theme by Stephen Murphy featuring Jesse Morvan on the Trumpet

Artwork by Luke Antony Neville

We Carry On- A Practical ArrangementBillie Aken-Tyers
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EPISODE 2

A Practical Arrangement

Glittering star of the London theatre scene Cynthia Marling and her husband  Bertie have a rather unusual relationship, and young chorus boy Peter is about to find out all about it!

 

Starring

Tamara Sevunts as Cynthis

Nick Rehberger as Bertie

Daniel Holme as Peter

Narration by Kayla Ryan Walsh

 

Directed by Billie Aken-Tyers

Edited by Grant Chamberlin

Opening theme by Stephen Murphy featuring Jesse Morvan on the Trumpet

Artwork by Luke Antony Neville

We Carry On- The Shed Billie Aken-Tyers
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Episode 3

The Shed

In a shed in West Yorkshire, a young girl and a german POW discover love doesn't always have a fairytale ending.

 

Starring

Billie Aken-Tyers as Mildred

Sean Barry-Parsons as Heinrich

Narration by Kayla Ryan Walsh

 

Directed by Michael Bradshaw Flynn

Edited by Grant Chamberlin

Opening theme by Stephen Murphy featuring Jesse Morvan on the Trumpet

Artwork by Luke Antony Neville

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