Karla Williams

Come To Where I'm From


May the Grace of the Lord - HA3 6JB

She’s an everyday teenager with everyday problems. But life is about to change, and in ways she never would have expected.


Karla Williams won the Best Screenplay Award at the Van d’Or Awards 2013 for her short film PRETTY BITCH (based upon the stage play of the same name). PRETTY BITCH the film, has been screened internationally including at the BFI in London, Denmark, Cannes, Berlin, Vancouver and Turkey. PRETTY BITCH the stage play has been performed at Soho Theatre, Arcola Theatre, St James Theatre and Pleasance Theatre, Islington. Her full length play BUT I DON'T LIKE GIRLS was selected for the Talawa Firsts Festival 2014 and long listed for the Alfred Fagon Award 2014 and Bruntwood Prize 2015. She was under commission with Tamasha Theatre Company and Paines Plough Theatre as one of the writers for the event COME TO WHERE I'M FROM in June 2016.