Laurie Motherwell

Laurie Motherwell is a playwright born, raised, and based in Glasgow. Laurie is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh’s MSC in Playwriting, and is a proud member of the Scottish Society of Playwrights.
Theatre In Development: BRAW TALES (2021 Mull Theatre), ROXANA, CHURNED, ROOST, RATS
Theatre Credits Include: CYBERBUDDY (2019 Hopscotch Theatre Company), OLD ENOUGH (2018 Traverse Theatre), PLATYPUS MILK (Dirty Protest), PLAYBACK (Stag Hart), SPRING-Y (Hopscotch Theatre)
Rehearsed ReadingsRats! (Should Weep) (Tron Theatre), Roxana (Modest Predicament), Churned (Tron Theatre), Comes Around (Macrobert Arts Centre), The Captain’s Heart (Playwright’s Studio, Scotland)
Laurie recently undertook the Write4Film screenwriting programme with the Scottish Film Talent Network developing his play Churned into a feature length film.
In 2019 Laurie was a recipient of a New Playwrights’ Award from the Playwright’s Studio, Scotland to develop his new play for the day you love me (too). 


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Digital Fictions by Visible Fictions

Date posted: 16th Dec 2019

This year Visible Fictions commissioned 4 writers based in Scotland to tell a Christmas story. The result is Digital Fictions, four films to be released each day from 16th-19th December,…Read More

Breakfast Plays: YOUTHQUAKE – Traverse Theatre

Date posted: 3rd Aug 2018

World premiere youthquake noun A significant cultural, political or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people. Three young Scottish playwrights from the Traverse Young Writers’ group join…Read More

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