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Margo Roe

Margo Roe

United Kingdom

Film Director, Writer


SeriesLab Participant 2021


Margo Roe is a writer, director and choreographer from the Midlands, UK. She works with Poetic Realism to bring to life true stories from the people and places she grew up with. A key focus in Margo's recent work is the fusion of physical movement and dialogue to create a hybrid of communicative possibilities.
Her career started with a theatre commission from the The Lincoln Company, co-directing a physical theatre piece for the TLC’s Edinburgh Fringe Tour 2014. In 2016 she was commissioned by Channel 4/Creative England Random Acts programme to direct and choreograph NAME, a short dance film now available on the Channel 4 website.
Margo’s recent short film ‘ Searching for Cowardice’ was created as part of the BBC New Creatives programme and broadcast as part of BBC4’s Female Filmmakers screening. ‘Searching for Cowardice‘ is now being adapted as a TV series with BFI Young Audience Content Fund. Margo’s BFI Midlands Short film ‘POP’ starring Stephen Graham, is now entering the film festival circuit