Sophie Woolley is a writer and actor-producer from London, UK. In 2019 she set up Augmented Productions, which became an associate company of Told by an Idiot in its inaugural year.

Stage plays include Augmented in 2020 (directed by Rachel Bagshaw and co-produced by Told by an Idiot); When to Run (produced by renaissanceone); Fight Face and Bee Detective (directed by Gemma Fairlie).

Having faced industry barriers as a deafened person, Sophie is passionate about making work that integrates access for Deaf and disabled audiences. She has collaborated to innovate creative captions in her own productions since 2006. In 2017 she workshopped The Fake Interpreter with Deaf dancer and Unmute director Andile Vellem in Cape Town South Africa.  

Sophie currently writes for EastEnders and recently premiered her new short, improvised film, Best in Lockdown, a collaboration with Dudley Rees and Told by an Idiot 

Sophie was a Clore Leadership Fellow in 2018-2019 as well as lead artist at Ovalhouse Adult Company and part of the BBC Writersroom Access Group.