Tom Wainwright is a writer and performer based in Bristol.

His first play Muscle, developed at Residence, received a national tour from Hull Truck Theatre in association with Bristol Old Vic. Between 2008 and 2010 he developed a multi-media solo show Pedestrian (co-commissioned and produced by Theatre Bristol and Bristol Old Vic) which went on to be a sell out at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2010 and toured nationally throughout 2011 to critical acclaim.

As an actor Tom has worked for Bristol Old Vic, Tobacco Factory, Theatre Alibi, Scamp Theatre, Myrtle Theatre, Bodies in Flight, BBC1 and Radio 4 and he has performed with and managed international street show The Big Heads.