Lesley Wilson


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Former Associate Playwright

Lesley Wilson

Perthshire based writer Lesley Wilson is currently writer in residence at Rivendell Care Home, Birnam and an Associate Writer with Aiseirigh, SEALL Culture Collective in Skye and Lochalsh. 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

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

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

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

WIRED @ Tron 100 Festival, Tron theatre, Glasgow 2017

A Woman, A Crow, A Giant, and A Field @ Tron 100 Festival, Tron theatre, Glasgow 2016



Associate Writer with Playwrights' Studio Scotland's National Playwright Development Programme-Perthshire 2020/21

The Land That Forgot- performance poetry @ Summerhall 2019, Birnam Arts Centre 2019 and Perth City Halls 2019

Associate Artist Perth Theatre, researching stories from Carers across Tayside 2018/19

TIMEFIELD. Cross-art collaborative installation exhibited at Platform, Glasgow 2019

Stop the Snowstorm. Script writer on West Highland Animation's children's animation series Arctic Ring. Adapted from Folk Tales gathered from around the Arctic Circle. 2008

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