Morna Young

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Playwrights' Studio

Former New Playwrights Award

Former Mentored Playwright

Morna Young

Morna is a playwright, actress and musician from a wee fishing village in the North East of Scotland. She was the recipient of the 2017 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship (hosted by Creative Learning, Aberdeen City Council) and the New Playwrights Award 2014 (Playwrights' Studio, Scotland).

Lost at Sea, her first full-length play, was developed in 2013 with award winning Stellar Quines Theatre Company and is now in pre-production with Eden Court. Other plays include: Aye, Elvis  (a Play, a Pie and a Pint'), Netting (a Play, a Pie and a Pint and Scotland wide tour with Woodend Barn, Banchory), She of the Sea (Paines Plough 'Come to Where I'm From' at The Lemon Tree), B-Roads (Play Pieces), Never Land (Eden Court) and two short theatre plays for the National Theatre of Scotland's Great Yes, No, Don't Know Show.  She is currently developing further work for theatre including projects with Magnetic North, Stellar Quines and The Tron. She has also performed extracts of her work at the Scottish Parliament, The European Author's Festival (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland) and as part of National Poetry Month, France. Morna primarily writes in Doric and is a proud Scots Language Ambassador (Education Scotland).


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