Alison Carr


Alison can be contacted through Playwrights' Studio



Alison Carr

Alison's theatre credits include: Fat Alice (A Play, A Pie And A Pint - Traverse Theatre/APA); The Soaking Of Vera Shrimp  (Winner, Live Theatre/The Empty Space Bursary Award); A Wondrous Place (Northern Spirit, tour); Never Rains But It Pours  (Theatre503); The Girls From Poppyfield Close, Clint (Live Theatre); Can Cause Death starring Olivier Award-winning actor David Bradley (Forward Theatre Project at the National Theatre, Northern Stage & Latitude Festival).

Alison has also worked with theatres and companies including Paines Plough, nabokov, Old Vic New Voices, New Writing North, Village Pub Theatre and 5065 Lift. 

Radio credits include Afternoon Drama Dolly Would (BBC Radio 4) and Yackety Yak (The Verb, BBC Radio 3).

Alison is currently a writer-on-attachment with Manchester's Monkeywood Theatre developing her latest script Soar, and she is writing a new play for Live Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne.



 "audaciously offbeat … Carr sustains the bold premise through the vividness of her writing"

★★★★ - The Times (Fat Alice)

  ·                 "the sparkle and the swing of the writing is irresistible" 

- Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman (Fat Alice)

 "Carr has written a tenderly observed ode to the redrawing of the Tyneside skyline "

★★★★ - The Guardian (What Space Between)

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