Janette Foggo


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Playwrights' Studio

Mentored Playwright

Janette Foggo

Janette graduated from RSAMD in 1976 and has over the years performed with most Scottish theatre companies. Most Recently playing Queen Lear and Volumnia for Bard in The Botanics. She also performed Peter Arnott's two one woman plays Face:Morag and Face:Isobel at Oran Mor followed by Stephen Dick's Hot Water about an elderly woman stuck in the bath for 5 days. Career includes two Stints in London's West End, National Tour of The Crucible and tours with Borderline, Solar Bear and Mull Theatre. Mrs Danvers in Rebecca, Oedipus, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Steamie, The Breathing House at Edinburgh Royal Lyceum Theatre; Hyde at Dundee Rep Theatre, Men Should Weep (National Theatre of Scotland) at Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Perth Theatre.

TV and film include The Slab Boys, The Lost Tribe, Dream Baby, Britannia Hospital and most recently safety campaign Drive Like Gran is in The Car.

Janette has also worked with Playwrights' Studio, Scotland as an actor in developing new writing with writers at every stage of their careers. Nicola McCartney's masters programme at Edinburgh University and has had developments and readings of her own writing using Playwrights' Studio, Scotland's facilities.

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