Lesley Wilson


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Associate Playwright

Lesley Wilson

Lesley lives in Perthshire, is an Associate Playwright for Playwrights' Studio, Scotland, writer in residence at Rivendell Care Home and is working with Luminate Scotland as a writer on their Arts in Care Programme. In addition to writing Lesley runs playwriting and creative storytelling Workshops.


Magnetic North Rough Mix @ Perth Theatre Jan 2019

Magnetic North and Luminate Emerging Older Artist Award. 2017.

Theatre 503 Playwriting Award 2016 (Longlisted)

Scotland's National Short Play Award 2015 (Shortlisted).

Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh New Drama Award 2014 (Shortlisted).

Playwrights' Studio Scotland Mentoring Programme 2012 /13.

Tom McGrath Trust Small Grant Award 2013.



In Her Own Words. Rivendell Stories. Heartland FM Broadcast and Podcast July 2020

The Land That Forgot. Extinction Rebellion@The Fringe, Summerhall. Edinburgh Festival Fringe Aug 2019. Birnam Arts May 2019, Perth City Halls Nov 2019

WIRED. Army @ The Fringe in Association with Summerhall. Edinburgh Festival Fringe: 2018 and 2017.

And Another Thing…In Her Own Words 2, Birnam Arts Centre and Perth Theatre 2018

In Her Own Words, Rivendell Stories. Verbatim Theatre. Luminate Festival. Birnam Arts Centre 2017.

Tron Theatre. Tron 100 Festival: WIRED 2017. A Woman, A Crow, A Giant and A field 2016.


Stop the Snowstorm (2008)

Script writer on West Highland Animation's children's animation series Arctic Ring. Adapted from Folk Tales gathered from around the Arctic Circle.

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