Sarah Henley originally trained in law and then as a performer at the London School of Musical Theatre. She was Writer's Assistant to Jeffrey Lane (Tony Award-winner) on the West End production of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and was listed on the BBC New Talent Hotlist in 2017. Her play for Delirium Theatre, From Where I'm Standing, received five-star reviews and The Stage's 'Must See' badge in Edinburgh.
Writing credits include Getting Out, Getting Away, After the Turn, Cinderella, From Where I'm Standing, Streets (Offie nomination for Best New Musical and Most Promising Playwright), Another Way (Offie nomination for Best New Musical), and Muted (Offie nomination for Best New Musical).
She co-wrote Burkas and Bacon Butties with Shamia Chalabi (VAULT Festival, London, 2018), later developed as a new play, Habibti Driver (Octagon Theatre, Bolton, 2022).