Vici is an award winning British disabled playwright, screenwriter, activist and equality strategist whose work tours nationally and internationally, and now digitally. She is the Artistic Director of Little Cog which is a disabled-led theatre company based in the North East of England. Vici has been active in the UK Disability Arts movement for almost thirty years having developed a number of pioneering projects and productions to ensure that the stories of disabled people are placed centre-stage in the arts.
Vici has created a number of innovations in how the theatre sector can include and involve disabled people at all levels including Cultural Shift, developed with partner ARC Stockton which is a strategic artistic model.
The national touring production of her play Butterfly was named Best One Person Play by the British Theatre Guide. Other recent productions include Another England, Lighthouse and Siege. She has a comedy alter-ego called Raquelle Squelch. Vici has recently released a lockdown production, which she wrote and directed and also appears in – Funny Peculiar starring Liz Carr (BBC Silent Witness), Mandy Colleran (comedian and activist) and Bea Webster (Royal Shakespeare Company and Playwrights Studio, Scotland). The piece has been officially selected by DadaFest International and Together 2020! London Disability Film Festival. The playscript will be published in early 2021 by Salamander Street.