Aodhan Gallagher is an emerging playwright and screenwriter from Glasgow. He earned his BFA in Dramatic Writing at NYU Tisch School of the Arts in New York City where he received a full scholarship. Aodhan is one of the 2019/20 mentored playwrights at Playwrights’ Studio Scotland and he is dedicated to telling challenging LGBTQ and working-class stories for stage and screen.
Credits: Pulse, Fix, The Family Unit, Cruellest Month, Lilyburgh Lane, Home, Troon, Glint, Look After Me,
Julie is an award winning playwright from Glasgow. Her short play LILYBURGH LANE was one of the four plays to win the Scotland Short Play Award in 2017. Her play FIX had a rehearsed reading at Soho theatre in March this year with the play currently in development with Yellow Earth Theatre Company and her play THE FAMILY UNIT was longlisted for The Bruntwood Prize 2019.
Credits: Interference, The Door,
Vlad Butucea is a Glasgow-based, Romanian-born, playwright and theatre researcher. He made his professional debut writing one part of National Theatre of Scotland’s Interference Trilogy (2019). Prior to that, he was mentored by Playwrights’ Studio Scotland, and received a Masters in Playwriting and Dramaturgy from the University of Glasgow.
Credits: River City, Kontomble, Puellae, Finding Noor,
Nalini is an writer and actress based in Glasgow. She was a participant in Channel 4 Scriptwriters 2015-16, Traverse Writers Group 2017 and the CBBC Residential 2017.
Credits: In Burrows, The Ground, The Highest Point, Scribble, Killing Time, Arketype, Tomorrow, Under Snow, The Square Mile, Bridges Over the Clyde,
Andy Edwards is an award-winning playwright, performer and dramaturg. He is currently writer-in-residence for Tron Theatre’s Mayfesto 2019.
Paul is a Glasgow-based writer, director and performer, known for his viral comedy videos. Paul set-up production company Pity Party alongside Mark Black and Carlin Miller, through which the trio have produced short-form comedy content that has gained millions of views on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Credits: How to Fix a Broken Wing, Rocket Post!, The Island, Stowaway, 2401 Objects, Tin Forest South West Glasgow, Tin Forest, Leaving Planet Earth, A Perfect Child, Rapunzel,
Lewis is a writer, director and theatre maker whose work is rooted in collaboration and storytelling. He has won two Fringe First Awards and an Adelaide Fringe Award. His work has been presented throughout the Scotland and the rest of the world including performances in Australia, China, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Germany, USA and Japan amongst others.
Credits: Safe Keeping, World Domination, Role Shift, The Fundraiser, Flame Proof, 3 Seconds, Saint One, La Clé, Personal Best,
Lesley is a writer, performer and dramaturg living in Glasgow. She was awarded Playwrights Studio Scotland’s New Playwrights Award in 2011.
Credits: Hysteria!, Blow Off, Mrs Barbour's Daughters, Chalk Farm, Some Other Mother, The 12:57, The Jean-Jacques Rousseau Show,
Julia (AJ) Taudevin has been described as “one of the most exciting forces in Scottish Theatre” by Joyce MacMillan for the Scotsman. She is a former Tron Theatre Artist in Residence, and has won the Playwrights Studio Scotland New Writers Award the Tom McGrath Award. She also recently completed the inaugural SFTN Write4Film course and was a James Tait Black Prize for Drama runner up.
Credits: The Persians, Crocodile Fever, Medicine, Awoken, Cyberberg, The Sprawl, Nothing to be Done,
Meghan Tyler is an award-winning playwright and actor from Newry who trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She is an integral member of ‘Blood of the Young’ theatre company. In 2019, she was a winner of the Channel 4 Playwright’s Scheme.
Credits: The Monarch of the Glen, Face, His Final Bow, Shall Roger Casement Hang?, Propaganda Swing, Dear Scotland, Janis Joplin: Full Tilt, The Cone Gatherers, The Infamous Brothers Davenport, Seance, The Silver Darlings, The Breathing House, Losing Alec, Muir, White Rose, The Boxer Benny Lynch,
Peter Arnott was born in Glasgow in 1962. He is the writer of more than 40 professionally produced plays and one published novel.
Credits: Spuds, Simon's Magical Christmas Socks, The Rise and Inevitable Fall of Lucas Petit, Naughty Cat & The Cheesy Moon, Vinyl Idol, Flora's Fairy Challenge, Love 2.0, Eric the Elf's Chaotic Christmas, Towards the Moon,
ANDY McGREGOR is an award-winning Scottish writer, composer and director. He writes for all ages and creates stylized theatrical shows normally involving original music. He is artistic director of Sleeping Warrior Theatre Company.
Credits: Come's Around, The History of a Life, The Day the Tides Turned, Playback, CyberBuddy, The Captain's Heart, Churned,
Laurie Motherwell is a playwright born and raised in Glasgow. He is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh’s MSc in Playwriting and is a member of the Scottish Society of Playwrights.
Graham is a writer/director/editor based in Glasgow. In 2011, he won a BAFTA New Talent Writing Award and has since been nominated again (2014). He has directed and co-written two feature films, the second of which was nominated for the Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film at Edinburgh Film Festival. He currently works full time as an offline editor.
Credits: Marty Goes to Hollywood, A Love Divided,
Ian is a filmmaker and writer, most well known for his BAFTA-award-winning documentary, Marty Goes to Hollywood.
Credits: Cool Dads, Late Sleeper, Gotta Make That Train, Balgay Hill, Barclay Curle's Welding Girls, Whyt Inch Tales, Home Sweet Home, Still Life, Nigerian Story, Velvet Love, The Above, Fragile, Timewatching, Shadow Boxing,
Simon has had considerable success as a playwright and his latest play COOL DADS will be part of the Spring season of A Play, A Pie and A Pint.
Credits: Ghosts of Burgundy Grove, Harm,
Ciaran is a writer and filmmaker, with several short films under his belt and a recent feature film commission.
Credits: Bannan, Samhraidhean Diomhair, Comadaidh Òir, Shrapnel, Doras Dùinte, Gaelic For Beginners, Na H-Obraichean,
Catriona is very successful and award winning Gaelic writer of novels, stories and television. With several television projects in development and over 10 years’ writing experience she has been a scriptwriter on Young Films’ successful long-running series Bannan as well as The Comedy Unit’s Comadaidh Òir. She currently has several television and feature film projects in development with Morna Young.
Credits: Netting, Aye, Elvis, Lost at Sea, Come To Where I'm From, Never Land, B-Roads, Five Minute Theatre,
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 Zealandworking 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)
Credits: Some of Us Are Brave, Girl, Expensive Shit, Hela,
Adura is a Fringe First award winning writer whom The List magazine voted number 10 on their Hot 100 for 2018. She is developing a television adaptation with Hera Pictures as well as new work with the Traverse Theatre, The National Theatre of Scotland, Tron Theatre and a film commission through SFTN with Barry Crerar and is also a Channel 4 playwright Bursary 2018 winner.