Nina Millns is a writer and script editor who studied English Literature at Sheffield University and Acting at East 15. She completed a clowning workshop with the infamous Phillippe Gaulier and studied improvisation with the Free Association, Showstoppers and Monkey Toast. She founded the comedy collective Bad Handshake and is a member of the Criterion New Writers.
Nina’s play DELETE was longlisted for the PapaTango Award, chosen for the RADA and Actor Awareness festivals and featured on BBC Radio 4. She was also shortlisted for the 2020 Sphinx30 program, a writers’ development programme for female playwrights. Nina’s recent commissions include writing the BBC Sounds series Mortem, and developing scripts for Big Finish Productions.
As an activist, Nina was celebrated by the Huffington Post on International Women’s Day for her involvement in the UK #MeToo movement. She has consulted on Equity Union’s report on sexual harassment in the industry, attended the House of Commons and works with On Road Media, a charity supporting activists engaging with the media.
Nina is a proud Londoner of mixed heritage who speaks four languages. She comes from a musical family and was named after Nina Simone. She also works with young people as a tutor and mentor and is passionate about helping them fulfil their potential.
BBC Radio 4
South London Press & Mercury