Davey Anderson


Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Limited
Waverley House
7-12 Noel Street

Telephone: 020 7287 4450


Playwrights' Studio

Board Member

Davey Anderson

Davey is a writer, director and musician based in Glasgow.

His plays include: Snuff (Arches), Wired (Òran Mór, King's Head), Rupture  (National Theatre of Scotland/Traverse), Liar (TAG/Citizens Theatre), Playback (Ankur), Clutter Keeps Company/Dadesordemquenãoandasó  (Birds of Paradise, Cia Artera de Teatro),  Scavengers (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Cia Artera), The Static (ThickSkin), True or False (Theatre Uncut), Police State (Theatre Uncut/Theatre Dot), North Haven (RCS) and The Abode (Pepperdine).

His short playBlackout, written for National Theatre Connections and the Citizens Theatre Young Co, has been performed by ThickSkin, The Lyric, Belfast, Welsh National Opera and many other companies across the world.

He recently co-wrote and co-directed Anything That Gives Off Light (The TEAM/National Theatre of Scotland), which played at Joe's Pub in New York and toured to venues in Southern Appalachia. He was also co-writer of First Snow/Première neige (NTS/Théâtre PÀP/Hotel Motel), which opened at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and transferred to Théâtre Quat'Sous in Montreal.

With the National Theatre of Scotland he has worked as Associate Director on To Begin, Enquirer, Architecting and Black Watch, as Musical Director on Peter Pan  and Be Near Me, and as Co-Director on Mixter Maxter.

Other directing work includes: Thieves and Boy by Hao Jingfang, The War Hasn't Started Yet by Mikhail Durnenkov and From the Air by Anita Vettesse (A Play, a Pie and a Pint), as well as his own plays Snuff, Rupture and Blackout.

Davey also works as a dramaturg with other writers, directors and choreographers. He has taught playwriting at the University of Edinburgh and has been an Associate Playwright with the Playwrights' Studio, Scotland.

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