The Outsiders Project is run by Nell Leyshon, award-winning novelist and playwright, and Deputy Chair of Shakespeare’s Globe. Nell has worked with marginalised voices for 17 years, focusing on developing skills and self-esteem, and the writer’s original and authentic voice. She has worked with recovering addicts, ex-offenders, mental health service users, indigenous peoples in Labrador and Peru. She worked with the Gypsy community for 8 years to help release their own voices.