Alan Gordon


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Former New Playwrights Award

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 for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with Twa Dugs Theatre and Thrive Theatre.

Alan has been a recipient of a Playwrights' Studio Scotland New Playwrights Award and worked as a Breakthrough Writer for National Theatre of Scotland.

In 2018, alongside 7 other writers and James Graham, Alan worked on his London writing debut, Sketching, which ran at Wilton's Music Hall and is published with Methuen Drama.

Thematically, Alan is interested in creating queer work that connects with a wider audience.

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