Morna Young

Morna is a writer and theatre-maker from Moray. Her play LOST AT SEA opens at Perth Theatre in April 2019 and then tours larger Scottish venues. In 2018, she took part in a Playwright’s Residency in New Zealand working on her new piece THE WATER CLAN. She was recipient of the Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship 2017 (hosted by Creative Learning, Aberdeen City Council) and the New Playwright’s Award 2014 (Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland). She has performed extracts of her work at the Scottish Parliament, European Authors’ Festival (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland), National Poetry Festival (France) and Aberdeen Booked! (as part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival)

Theatre in Development: THE WATER CLAN (BATS Theatre/Magnetic North), HEROINES (Stellar Quines), FOLK (Tron Theatre), PROJECTIONS (National Theatre of Scotland/ARC Stockton), THE EDGE (Magnetic North), TIME AND TIDE (Out of the Darkness Theatre Company), HELLISH NELL (Lyth Arts Centre residency)

Theatre Credits include: LOST AT SEA (2019 Perth Theatre/Scottish Tour), AYE, ELVIS (2018 Glasgow Lunchtime Theatre/Gilded Balloon), COME TO WHERE I’M FROM (2017 Paines Plough in Aberdeen), NETTING (2016 Scottish Tour, 2015 Glasgow Lunchtime Theatre), NEVER LAND (2014 Eden Court), B-ROADS (2013 Play Pieces), FIVE MINUTE THEATRE (2014 NTS/Eden Court)

Television in Development: SALT QUINES (with Catriona Lexy Campbell)

Residencies: Listhus (Iceland), CAMAC (France), Magnetic North’s Rough Mix at Summerhall, Wild Journey with Imaginate, Cove Park as part of the NPA and Lyth Arts Centre (all Scotland)


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