Gaylene Gould

Gaylene Gould


Gaylene Gould has travelled the world finding and sharing stories. She’s unearthed cinematic gems in Zanzibar and along the Cannes croisette, staged live theatrical experiences in car parks, secretively interviewed sex workers in Amsterdam’s Red Light District and been published in several anthologies. Now she concentrates on what she loves and does best – writing, talking and listening. She writes short, long fiction and plays, presents documentaries and cultural reviews for Radio 4 and works as a creative coach with writers, artists and the trailblazing The School of Life. Her mission is to to excavate the quiet truths within ourselves and wider society.

Writing credits:
The Sacrifice X-24 Unclassified anthology
13 Conversations about Art and Cultural Race Politics, Artexte,
The Stories Within The Songs, Creativity, Money, Love Anthology
Interior Dialogues – regular column Writers Hub

Key Broadcast Credits
BBC Radio – Front Row / The Film Show/The Strand
Modern Day Griots, Documentary BBC Radio 4 Presenter
Cousins, Documentary ITV Director
The White Job, Documentary VPRO TV Director
50 Films To See Before You Die – Presenter, Granada TV

Winner 2012 – Commonword Writing 4 Children

Gaylene Gould @gaylene_g

This is going to be a powerful experience

Who was Black Mary and what happened to London’s healing waters? Historians, artists, community - come explore with us in a public research conversation.
#BlackMaryProject Part of @LDN_Culture #LondonUnseen

30 inkredible short stories by writers including @NeilVBartlett @NeilLawrence18 @goldman_lisa @paul_mc_veigh @ThatKerryHudson @GiselleKLeeb @PolisLoizou @gaylene_g @JuliaBell @DrNourrr @DJConnellAuthor @FirebirdN4 @OllieCharles @kathyhoyle1 @JonathanMKemp @ElizabethBaines (& me)

So lovely to be part of @LDN_Culture #LondonUnseen programme brilliantly helmed by @damali_ibreck and Vanessa Ansa

So are we! So grateful for the supportive conversations and initial investment from @BWinTheatre that gave me the confidence to pursue. The early supporters are the most important. Thankyou 🙏🏾

Off to hold special Well Fed lunch for the smart and glamorous @harpersbazaarus women 🥗

Who was Black Mary and what happened to London’s healing waters?

Historians, artists, community - come explore with us in a public research conversation on 29 Nov.

Part of @LDN_Culture #LondonUnseen #BlackMaryProject


Finally the project I’ve been dreaming for years - we’re going to revive London’s ancient healing centre with the help of an Avenger team @corrinacorrina @A_denike #ZoeWhitley #AdelaideBannerman #ZaynabBunsie #KelliFoster RnD funding from @ace__london & the love of @CalthorpeCG

If, like me, you need a place to existentially scream due to the recent political foolishness, highly recommend @iainandjane Horror Show @SomersetHouse

The radical potential of small islands

“If we're no more than animals, we must snatch each little scrap of happiness and live and suffer and pass, mattering no more than all the other animals ... Is it this? Or that? All the universe? Or nothingness? Which shall it be, Passworthy? Which shall it be?” -#filmforourage

House of C’mons! Best 👏🏾👏🏾

Lest we forget + foresight = 🥶

A Judicial review at the very least

This is how 🇬🇧 looks on the global world stage. #globalbritain

Looking forward to facilitating part of this carefully curated, caring space this afternoon.

Such a beautiful space to be in this morning…thank you for having me @TheSpaceToCome ✨✨