Lewis Hetherington

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Alan McCredie 


Playwrights' Studio

Associate Playwright

Former Writers Project

Lewis Hetherington

Lewis Hetherington is a Glasgow-based Playwright and Theatre Maker whose work is rooted in collaboration and storytelling.

As associate of Analogue he co-wrote Mile End and Beachy Head, and wrote Fringe First winning 2401 Objects; a co production with Oldenburg Staatstheater. He also wrote and directed Stowaway for the company with Hannah Barker.
With Catrin Evans he wrote and directed Leaving Planet Earth for Grid Iron, which premiered at the Edinburgh International Festival.

Other writing credits include: 5 (National Youth Theatre) The Fragmented Life of Dorothy Lawrence (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland), Instructions for Butterfly Collectors (National Theatre of Scotland at the Traverse), bodies unfinished (Grey Swan, Brockley Jack), A Perfect Child and Sea Change (A Play, A Pie and A Pint at Òran  Mór).

Work for children includes: Friends Electric (Visible Fictions), Three Little Pigs, Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks (Platform), Secret Life of Suitcases (Unicorn) and Cloud Man (created with Ailie Cohen) which is toured internationally.

In 2017 Lewis wrote and directed Rocket Post (National Theatre of Scotland) which toured around the Western Isles of Scotland and was adapted for the screen.


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