A Young Vic Film
In Polly Stenham’s Flat White, Ophelia Lovibond theorises about her privilege while simultaneously blocking it out, during an Uber ride home after a night out.
Flat White (Highgate)
Cast & Creatives
Written by Polly Stenham
Featuring Ophelia Lovibond
Director Nadia Latif
Producers Rodney Charles & Nadia Latif
Line Producer Nick Thompson
Executive Producers Kwame Kwei- Armah & Despina Tsatsas
Director of Photography & Editor Michael Edo Keane
Casting Director Charlotte Sutton CDG
Camera Assistant Claudette Fruchier
Sound Recordist Tom Anderson
Hair and Make up Ian Grummitt
Jerwood Assistant Director Floriana Dezou
Assistant Editor Yasmin C. Rams
Runner Patrick Ellis
Polly Stenham’s theatre writing includes:Tusk Tusk, No Quarter, both directed by Jeremy Herrin (Royal Court); Hotel and Julie, her modern take on Strindberg’s classic, (National Theatre); She is currently under commission to the Donmar Warehouse, Film Four, the Almeida and the National Theatre.
TV includes: writer and director for Foxtrot (Sprout Pictures, Sky Art’s Playhouse Presents season); directed for short film, Everyday Lives of Performance Artists (Channel Four’s Random Acts programme).
Film includes: Tusk, screen adaptation of Tusk Tusk, (Origin/Film4); co-writer on Neon Demon, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn.
Ophelia Lovibond’s television credits include; Channel 4’s THE WILSONS, ITV’s LOVING YOU, the Channel 4 sitcom, NATHAN BARLEY, BBC One crime-series MESSIAH, BBC Three comedy DELTA FOREVER, ITV2’s British sitcom, FM, TITANIC: BLOOD AND STEEL, and THE POISON TREE. Ophelia also appeared in HOLBY CITY, THE BILL, HEARTBEAT, INSPECTOR LEWIS, INSIDE NO. 9 and the drama ELEMENTARY. In 2014 Ophelia starred in MR SLOANE. She also starred in HOOTEN & THE LADY BBC’s W1A and has just wrapped on TIMMY FAILURE for Disney.
In 2005, Ophelia made her film debut in Roman Polanski’s adaptation of the classic Dickens tale, OLIVER TWIST. Other film credits include, NOWHERE BOY, CHATROOM and LONDON BOULEVARD. Ophelia also took on a leading role in British crime thriller, 188.8.131.52. In 2011, Ophelia had a supporting role in NO STRINGS ATTACHED. Following this, Ophelia starred in the leading role in TURNOUT and was also seen in MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS. Other film credits include: CRUSADE IN JEANS, SHADOWS IN THE SUN, GOZO, A SINGLE SHOT, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, MAN UP, THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE and in 2016, TOMMY’S HONOUR.
Ophelia made her professional stage debut in the revival of Lucy Prebble’s THE EFFECT at Sheffield Theatres. She then went on to perform the THE LIBERTINE at the Official London Theatre and Richard Eyre’s production of THE STEPMOTHER at the Chichester Festival Theatre. She recently appeared in NIGHTFALL at the Bridge Theatre.
Nadia Latif is a theatre maker and film director. She trained as a director at RADA under Bill Gaskill. She works exclusively in new writing, and has worked for theatres including the Almeida, Royal Shakespeare Company, Bush, and is currently the Associate Director and Genesis Fellow of the Young Vic. She recently made short horror film “White Girl” with the BFI, and is currently developing a feature horror film, and a TV series.
The Young Vic wishes to thank: Ben Cooper, Hertz Prestige and WAC Art.