Alan Gordon

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Alan Gordon

Alan Gordon is an Edinburgh-based playwright, originally hailing from Dumfries and Galloway, and has been writing for the stage since 2011.  In 2013, Alan was mentored by Paddy Cunneen through the Playwrights' Studio Scotland's Mentoring Programme and worked with the Traverse Theatre as one of the Traverse 50.  Alan has written extensively for Edinburgh-based youth theatre, Strange Town, and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with Twa Dugs Theatre and Thrive Theatre.

Alan is a recipient of a Playwrights' Studio Scotland New Playwrights Award, and is developing new work as a Breakthrough Writer for National Theatre of Scotland.

Writing for Stage: 

Fetch (Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Twa Dugs Theatre);  Teach Me (Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Strange Town Theatre Company); Riot Squat, Buffer  (Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Thrive Theatre); Buffer: Hothouse (Traverse Theatre, Thrive Theatre)

Passing Glance - A Play for Edinburgh;  Hidden Play - Call to Arms;  Headset Play - Missed Call  (Traverse 50)

What Now? / What Next?  (Traverse Theatre, Strange Town Youth Theatre)

Snow White and the Seven Delinquents;  Occupy Meadows;  Whatever Ever After;  Let Sleeping Beauties Lie; Viral (Scottish Storytelling Centre, Strange Town Youth Theatre)

Tinseltrash;  Meet You for the Bells; Follow Me; It's Not My Apocalypse (Strange Town Young Company)

Writing for Radio:

Dead Ends (Series 1 and 2 for Strange Town Young Company and Artcore) 


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