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Nikki Racklin


Nikki has won numerous international awards for her RTÉ-commissioned web series Cuckoo. She wrote the book and lyrics for the all-female musical First Ladies for BYMT.  Love Me to Death, her opera about Ruth Ellis, was performed at the Barbican Pit Theatre and the Tête à Tête Opera Festival. Her musical adaptation of Morag Joss’s Silver Dagger Award-winning novel Half Broken Things was recently presented at a sharing at Tristan Bates Theatre, with Sophie-Louise Dann and Jamie Muscato in the principal roles. Nikki has also written the lyrics for a stage musical version of Jennie Buckman’s award-winning radio play, Deptford Wives, which was performed by graduating students from E15 Acting School, with a London run scheduled for early 2021. Nikki currently has several other brand-new musicals in development.