is an author, screenwriter and editor. She was born during a very cold winter in London and her fondest memory is trudging through shoulder height snow.
Her debut novel The Life of a Banana was longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction and highly rated in many publications including The Guardian, The Independent, Corriere Della Sera, Bangkok Post andVanity Fair.
After a degree in Anthropology & Law at the London School of Economics she worked as an actor (plus multiple jobs) and founded the online magazine bananawriters.com
PP is the executive producer and writer-creator of the TV adaptation of The Life of a Banana. The drama is currently in development at The Forge with executive producer Beth Willis (Doctor Who season 5 & 6 ) and script editor Anna Price (Wolf Hall ).
She is also creating a series about 'outsiders' and working on the screenplay adaptation of her second novel - a sprawling adventure story about freedom in society.