Theatre & Film

This page, along with Radio & Audio, aims to be a comprehensive guide to the digital work of Scotland's playwrights. It is updated on a regular basis and included in our e-news. Please let us know if you have a problem accessing any of the links.

If you have something that could be added to this list, please email us with the following information:

  • Title and writer(s) name(s)
  • A link to the digital content
  • If known, a date for when the content will be deleted

Send the above to with the subject 'Playwrights Online listing request'.


The Fighter
; The Nervous Flyer; One Punch

by Mikey Burnett

Tailor of Inverness 

by Matthew Zajac

The Scotsman Sessions

by Peter Arnott, Andy Cannon, Jo Clifford, Philip Differ, Oliver EmanuelZinnie Harris
Robert Softley GaleAnnie GeorgeStuart HepburnHannah Lavery, Rachel Jackson, Jackie Kay
James LeyIsobel McArthurNicola McCartney and Dritan Kastrati, Mara Menzies, Karine Polwart
Frances PoetStef SmithMorna YoungMatthew Zajac

2020 Stories Part Two

Short plays by Andrew Gallagher, Catherine Wilson, Allan Othieno, Calum Moore,
Catherine Tausney, Emma Ruse, Fraser Scottt, GR Greer, Padraic Riddle, Mitchell Robertson, Matthew Midgett, Bronwyn Dickson, Kayleigh MacDonald, Kate Stevens, Katie Wightman,
Sophie Wink, Rose Sharkey, Kate Ireland, Bluey Little, Goose Masondo


Scenes for Survival 

by Finn Anderson, Peter ArnottApphia Campbell, Richard Conlon, Rob Drummond
Philippe Ducros, Andy EdwardsOliver EmanuelStewart Ennis, Jenni Fagan
Robert Softley Gale, Janice Galloway, Kevin P. GildayDavid Greig, Janey Godley
Catherine GrosvenorZinnie Harris, Greg Hemphill, Nelly Kelly, Aine King, Hannah Lavery
Liz LochheadIan LowIain Finlay MacleodIain MacraeDouglas MaxwellIsobel McArthur
Nicola McCartney, Liam McCormick, Val McDermid, Greg McHugh, Andy McGregor
Kathy McKean Alan McKendrick Johnny McKnight Linda McLean, Denise Mina,  Rona Munro
Noisemaker (Scott Gilmour & Claire McKenzie),  Michael John O'Neill Morna Pearson
Frances Poet Lynda Radley Uma Nada-Rajah, Ian Rankin, Gerda Stevenson, Tena Štivičić
May Sumbwanyambe, Luke Sutherland,  Meghan Tyler, Gail Watson,  Bea Webster, Irvine Welsh

Lerwick Lockdown

by Grace Barnes

Braw Tales

by Alan Bissett, Uma Nada-Rajah, Laurie Motherwell, Ellie Stewart, Morna Young

An Isolated Incident 

by Kenny Boyle

Shifting Sands

by Jack Dickson

Two People, Alone 

by Kolbrun Bjort Sigfusdottir 

I Heart Ice Cream

by Andrew Thompson


by Frances Poet


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