Rona Munro

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Rona Munro

Rona Munro has written extensively for stage, radio, film and television.

Her most recent credits include The James Plays, a trilogy of plays for the National Theatre of Scotland, National Theatre UK and Edinburgh International Festival, and Scuttlers for the Royal Exchange Manchester. Earlier credits include Iron (Traverse Theatre and Royal Court London), Bold Girls (7:84 and Hampstead Theatre) and The Maiden Stone (Hampstead Theatre.

Other credits include The Last Witch for the Traverse and the Edinburgh International Festival, Long Time Dead for Paines Plough and the Drum Theatre Plymouth, The Indian Boy and Little Eagles for the Royal Shakespeare Company and Pandas for the Traverse in Edinburgh. She is the co-founder, with actress Fiona Knowles, of Scotland's most successful small scale touring theatre company, The Msfits. Their one woman shows have toured every year since 1986. 

Film and TV work includes the Ken Loach film Ladybird Ladybird, Aimee and Jaguar and TV Dramas Rehab (directed by Antonia Bird) and BAFTA nominated Bumping the Odds for the BBC. She has also written many other single plays for TV and contributed to series such as Casualty and Dr Who. Most recently, she wrote the screenplay for Oranges and Sunshine, directed by Jim Loach and starring Emily Watson and Hugo Weaving.

She has contributed several radio plays to the Stanley Baxter Playhouse' series on BBC Radio 4.

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