She was a member of the anarchist music group Chumbawamba.
Nutter is currently a scriptwriter for theatre, radio and TV. Her theatre work includes Foxes (2006) at the West Yorkshire Playhouse and Where's Vietnam? (2008) for Red Ladder Theatre Company at West Yorkshire Playhouse. Her radio work includes the afternoon play Snow In July (2008) for Radio 4 and the play My Generation (2012) for Radio 3. In the realm of television, she has written an episode of Jimmy McGovern's Bafta winning series The Street (2007) and an episode of Casualty (2009). She has also written an episode of Moving On BBC 1 (aired spring 2010) and an episode of Jimmy McGovern's new series, The Accused.