Playwriting Group: Meet the Playwrights
Benn Brown is a Playwright born in Perth. His main interests lie somewhere in allegories and myth-building, morals, ethics and wondering what modern stories are to be made of.
Drew Campbell is a sometime poet, novelist and aspiring playwright. From 2008-2014 he served on PEN International's Committee for Imprisoned Writers, and was the elected President of Scottish PEN from 2010-16, where he remains board trustee.
Giles is currently under commission with Pitlochry Festival Theatre. Other plays include: Freckle; In Case of Emergency, Do Worry, Be Happy! Midnight Express; Cabbages & Carrots; Joug - shortlisted for Scotland's short play award, 2017.
Jacqueline started her writing journey with the Tron Theatre writing workshops a few years ago. Since then she has written comedy sketches, stage and radio plays and have a play in progress, Who Cares?, about life as a young carer.
Linda Cracknell writes in different forms (fiction, non-fiction, drama), with a frequent starting point in landscape, sense of place, and characters at odds or in tune with where they are. Her radio dramas include: The best snow for skiing; Until Such Times; The Three Knots; The Lamp.
Bob Davidson started writing in 2005 and has written twenty one act plays to date. Two of the plays have won best original script in the Scott Salver competition run by the Scottish Community Drama Association.
John has had over eighty pieces of work produced in Scotland between 1980 and 2010. He has collaborated with Scottish Youth Theatre, TAG, Communicado, Dundee Rep, Benchtours, Awarehaus and Plan B amongst many others.
Angela began writing plays for young people while teaching in schools for children with social and emotional issues over the years more than 20 of her plays have been produced for schools. Her plays include: Three minutes; Tick Tock; Recycling.
Sean is a writer and journalist. His full length plays The Black Jew, and
Everyday Obedience Man had rehearsed readings at The Old Red Lion Theatre and Matchstick Theatre while his short play Not Savages was performed at The Miniaturists at The Arcola Theatre.
Michelle Rodley is an actress who trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. In 2007, after a short acting career that involved TV, film and Theatre, Michelle retrained as a Primary Teacher and moved to Dunkeld.
Myette has worked professionally in theatre from the age of 13 years. Her plays include: Goldilocks and the Three Blues Bears; Mother Goose; The Kings New Clothes, Hamish Bear and The Storytelling Magpie.
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