Aula & Osborne is a theatre company by David Aula and Jimmy Osborne. They have both previously released work with FallOut Theatre.


Jimmy Osborne is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. He and David Aula co-adapted Ian McEwan’s ‘The Cement Garden’, headlining the London VAULT Festival 2014. ‘An Empty Seat’, commissioned by The Stephen Joseph Theatre, dealt with cowardice and heroism during the First World War. ‘The Room Inside’, was selected by the Writer’s Guild as part of Playwright’s Progress and won a commendation at the Curve Theatre and BBC Writersroom Playwriting Award. ‘Meat’, about a family involved in a young man’s death, was staged at Theatre503.  Jimmy was selected to be part of Channel 4’s Screenwriting Programme, BBC Continuing Drama Workshop and is part of the BBC Writersroom 2017 Drama Room. He is represented by Julie Press at Kitson Press Assoc. Twitter @osbornejimmy


David Aula makes theatre as a director, writer and performer. His work with Simon Evans, The Vanishing Man is on tour January and February 2017, having won the VAULT pick of the Week award in 2016. David also directed his and Jimmy’s co-adaptation of The Cement Garden at Vault 2014. He directed the world premiere of John Osborne’s (no relation) Personal Enemy in London and its New York transfer. He also recently co-wrote, directed and performed in Turn-table in South Africa and India. Twitter @davidaula

Press for David and Jimmy’s stage adaptation of Ian McEwan’s The Cement Garden:
“Leaves you effectively shaken.” ★★★★ Metro
“Adventurous and youthfully energetic” ★★★★ The Times
“Gloriously inventive, playful and full of heart” ★★★★ Fourthwall Magazine
“Experimental and adventurous.” ★★★★ The Public Reviews
“As sharp as can be… rancid, beguiling and playful.” ★★★★ The Sunday Times