Sue Gyford



Playwrights' Studio

Former Mentored Playwright

Sue Gyford

Sue is a playwright and actor based in Edinburgh. She is part of the Tron 100 and was supported by the Playwrights' Studio Scotland Mentoring Programme 2016.

Her play The Hole was selected by the Traverse for its Words, Words, Words strand in May 2015, and shortlisted for the Little Pieces of Gold competition. An excerpt from her play How To Ride A Bike was selected for Words, Words, Words in May 2016.

She wrote  Passionately Ambivalent for the National Theatre of Scotland's referendum-themed Yes, No, Don't Know, 5 Minute Theatre Show, performing it at Oran Mor in June 2014.

She wrote and filmed  We could have a beautiful future if only you'd give up smoking for the Royal Court's GRIT open submission, gaining 5,500 views on the theatre's facebook page.

She is a former newspaper and radio reporter, and worked at the Edinburgh Evening News, Falkland Islands Radio Station, Hampstead & Highgate Express and Highbury & Islington Express.

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