Anita Vettesse


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Former New Playwrights Award

Anita Vettesse

Anita writes for BBC's River City. Other work includes: Falling for BBC Radio Drama and You Really Got Me Going as part of The Break, Series III for BBC Three. She has recently begun writing sketches for The Comedy Unit's new pilot, The State of It.

Her theatre work includes: Ringroad which was nominated for best new play at The Critics Theatre Awards. Happy Hour and From The Air for Oran Mor; Melvin Bragg Made me do it for Paines Plough Theatre Company; News Just In/Hostage Taker for Random Accomplice; Eddie and The Slumber Sisters for Catherine Wheels/National Theatre of Scotland and has recently co written a new musical, Bingo, for Stellar Quines/Grid Iron Theatre Company which toured in Spring 2018.

Anita has just become writer in residence at National Theatre of Scotland as part of the John Mather Trust Award. Anita is also part of a radio drama writing team creating a new crime drama for BBC Radio four.



Ring Road - Oran Mor Theatre Glasgow - play revived. TV recording of the play licenced to Scottish Digital Channel

The Tennants Lager Ladies - National Theatre of Scotland- development commission


The State Of It -  The Comedy Unit. Freelance sketch writing

River City - BBC TV 5 x 60 Scripts Commissioned including New Year Special

Eddie and the Slumber Sisters - Stage Commission Catherine Wheels Theatre Play Commissioned for Spring 2018 Tour


The Break  - BBC Three Series 3:3 "You Really Got Me"

Untitled - BBC Radio Scotland Development commission

Happy Hour -  Oran Mor Theatre Play commission

Come to Where I'm From -  Paines Plough Short play commissioned

Bingo! -  Stellar Quines Theatre Musical play commissioned (co-written with Johnny McKnight)

River City -  BBC 3 x 60 episodes commissioned and 1 x 60 full rewrite commission


River City -  BBC  2 x 60 episodes commissioned

Falling - BBC Radio play commissioned and produced by Kirsty Williams. Broadcast 2017.

Ring Road - Play Pie Pint / Traverse Theatre Nominated for best new play 2016 at CATS Awards


Happy Hour - Oran Mor /Tobacco Factory and the Sherman Theatre Play produced by Suzie Armitage and Gethin Evans

News Just in / Hostage - Random Accomplice

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