Jeremy Raison


Jeremy can be contacted through Playwrights' Studio



Jeremy Raison

Jeremy Raison is the author of more than 30 plays including: The Rain Gathering (National Theatre, Traverse, Radio 4), The Sound of My Voice (Citizens, Assembly), Blitz (Traverse), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Sadlers Wells, national touring), Don Juan (Citizens), Heart and Soul (Chester Gateway), Wake Me In the Morning (Òran  Mór), Therese Raquin (Citizens), Jumping Jack Flash (Liverpool Everyman), Savage Britannia (National Theatre Studio, Mandela), A Distant Shore (National Theatre Studio), Wee Fairy Tales (Citizens, national touring), Once Upon A Time (Chester Gateway), Exiles (Soho Theatre) and A Child of Europe (Theatre Workshop).  His work has ranged from devised work, community pieces for large casts, movement-based texts, children's shows and contemporary drama. Most recently he has written  Sam's Secret Orchestra (Radio 3),  Eavesdropper Cuckoo Music To See By The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend (all Radio 4) and  Dog At War (Amazon Audible).

Jeremy was also Artistic Director of the Glasgow Citizens Theatre for seven years during which time the company was nominated for seventy three awards and toured work to Singapore, Hong Kong, South Africa, Germany and the USA, as well as the West End. He also ran Chester Gateway Theatre for four years for which he won the TMA/Stage Award for Outstanding Achievement in Regional Theatre.

Other awards and nominations include the Marrakech Film Festival Gold Star, Manchester Evening News Best Touring Production, Liverpool Post and Echo Best Production (twice), BBC Radio 4 Young Playwrights Awards, Plays and Players Best Children's Play Award, Real to Reel Best International Short Film, and a CATS Award for Best Production for Children and Young People.

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