Isabel is a performer, intersectional feminist, activist and writer; she trained as an actor at IDSA & NYT, and performs with companies Shotgun Carousel and Pecs Drag Kings. This year, on completing Talawa Theatre Co's TYPT programme for emerging talent, she signed with agent Conway van Gelder Grant. She has written for The Guardian, Marie Claire, and The Huffington Post on issues around race and gender, and is a founding Director of Brainchild Festival (AIM Best Independent Festival 2015& 2016); she also spoke at the Women's March London as ambassador for the 50:50 Parliament campaign, and contributed an essay to Virago's I Call Myself a Feminist anthology in 2015. A graduate in English from Trinity College Cambridge, she acted in 8 student productions there, including a musical comedy she co-wrote. Her bestselling children’s books the Lionboy trilogy (co-written with her mum), toured the world as a stage show by Complicite.