Iain Macrae


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Gaelic New Playwrights Award

Iain Macrae

Iain has worked for over 30 years as a professional actor in theatre, television and radio.

As a writer he has re-versioned several cartoon series from English, Irish Gaelic, and Swedish, into Gaelic, particularly for 'Obh! Obh!' and 'Tele-ar-amach' productions.

More recently Iain has worked on some playwriting commissions in Gaelic:

Mac an t- commissioned by Glasgow Life. A one-man show performed at Tron theatre Vic Bar. March 2013.

Briseadh na Cloiche/Breaking the Rock, an adaptation of John Murray's short story commissioned by Gaelic Books Council. Performed at CCA. February 2014.

Taigh Sheonachain/Shonnachan's House commissioned by PNE as part of their award-winning First World War commemoration Gairm nan Gaidheal/Call of the Gael. March 2014.

Fantom performed at Citizens' Theatre in October 2014.

He also enjoyed a week's playwright's residency at Moniack Mhor in 2014.

Photograph by Ian Wilson

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