Kate Bowen

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Former New Playwrights Award

Kate Bowen

Kate is a writer and producer based in Glasgow. 

She was a 2012 recipient of the annual New Playwrights Award (Playwright's Studio Scotland) and participant in the 2013 Traverse 50 programme at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. She was awarded a place on the Channel 4 Playwrights' Scheme in 2016, a Starter for Ten residency from the National Theatre of Scotland in 2017 and to be part of the BBC Writersroom Scotland's first Drama Writers Group in 2018. 

Her short plays have been performed at The Traverse Theatre (The Prize Fighter, audio play), Glasgow's Play, Pie and a Pint (The Lawyers) and on STV (Super Sunday; a Five Minute Theatre piece for National Theatre of Scotland).

Her first full length play Close Quarters was put on by Out of Joint in a co-production with Sheffield Theatres in 2018, directed by Kate Wasserberg; and was named by The Observer as one of their top ten productions of 2018.


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