Meet the Playwrights
Thomas Clark works principally in the Scots language. In 2012 he wrote and performed in the film Gadaboot, which was praised by William McIlvanney as "Glasgow reflected in a broken mirror through shards of memory, anecdote and place".
Campbell Hutcheson is a freelance journalist, writer and playwright. Born and brought up in Glasgow, he has lived in the Borders for more than 30 years. He is vice-chair of the Borders Writers' Forum, a group dedicated to celebrating the region's writing in all its forms.
Emily completed a screenwriting course at Screen Academy, Napier University. In early 2014 she wrote and performed in National Theatre of Scotland's 5 minute theatre for Yes, No, Don't Know. Her short film The Willow Tree, which was shown as part of the Alchemy Film Festival.
Anita is an emerging playwright, published poet and fiction writer and also an experienced creative writing tutor. She has been Writer in Residence for RSPB Scotland Loch Leven since 2017, has an MSc in Creative Writing from Edinburgh University and is a Live Literature Scotland Author.
Born in Berwickshire, John lives on a small-holding with his wife, who is a teacher, and their four children. Actor, writer, director. Heavily involved with the Duns Players, a burgeoning local theatrical group. Previously, journalist for 25 years.
L.J. McIntyre has had work performed, published and exhibited in arts venues, museums, festivals, anthologies, magazines and public spaces. She works in communications and marketing in the public sector having developed these skills across a number of arts organisations.
Robert runs his own production company. Through Northlight Productions Ltd he writes, produces, directs and does everything relating to the moving image. He has 30 years experience of making programmes, particularly factual (including schools programmes and documentaries).
|Sarahjane Swan & Roger
Under the name, The Bird And The Monkey, Sarahjane Swan and Roger Simian have produced a body of work which includes: immersive video installations, short films, song-writing, music videos, sculpture, prose, poetry, multiple projections, photography and photomontage.