Writing:

The Fledgling

Short film about a girl raising a foal. Planned for late 2020.

Director: Paul Brotherston. Producer: Christopher Foote

The Boy Wonders

Full length play about a man who becomes obsessed with his legacy when a childhood incident surfaces during a five a side football tournament.

Commissioned by Dunfermline Delivers as part of Playwrights’ Studio Scotland Partners Award. Postposed due to Covid 19.

Producer: Christopher Foote

Mary and Ada Set the World to Rights

Short form play about brilliant 19th century Scottish scientist Mary Somerville and her friendship with inventor Ada Lovelace.

Commissioned by A Play A Pie and A Pint, Glasgow for inclusion in the spring 2019 season. Postponed due to Covid 19.

Director: Clare Prenton

Jocky Wilson Said

Short form, one-man play about the life of Fife darts legend Jocky Wilson.

Commissioned by A Play A Pie and A Pint, Glasgow and co written with Jonathan Cairney. Performed at Oran Mor, Glasgow and The Lemon Tree in Aberdeen in 2017. Transferred to Gilded Balloon Edinburgh for duration of Edinburgh Festival 2017. Returned to Glasgow for PPP’s ‘Best of’ season in 2018. Winner of Sunday Herald Award for Best Actor. Included in inaugural PPP Anthology published by Salamander Street Press 2020.

Director: Tony Cownie. Cast: Grant O’Rourke

Witches of West Fife

Short form play about the implications of Shakespeare including witches in Macbeth.

Commissioned by A Play A Pie and A Pint, Glasgow in 2016 and performed at Oran Mor in Glasgow and The Lemon Tree in Aberdeen.

Director: Emily Reutlinger. Cast: Sally Reid; Clare Waugh; Kirsten Mclean

Miss Veitch’s Roses

Short form play about two carers who come to know each other via the elderly women they both look after.

Commissioned by A Play A Pie and A Pint, Glasgow in 2016 and performed at Oran Mor in Glasgow and The Lemon Tree in Aberdeen.

Director: Ken Alexander. Cast: Angela Darcy, Paul Corrigan; Jenny Lee.

Thieves of Dunfermline

Original comic play (with songs by Jonathan Cairney) about the history of Dunfermline. Performed at Abbott House, Dunfermline in 2014. Sponsored by CR Smith and Stephens Bakery.

Director: Jane Livingstone. Cast: Jim Leishman, Paul Clark, Lynsey Mackay, Nicola Lister, George Murray, Chris Johnston , Stuart Bell, Sandie Forbes

Ladylike Ways (from Thieves of Dunfermline)

Original song about women miners in Fife.

Music: Jonathan Cairney. Lyrics: Jane Livingstone. Violin and vocal: Sandie Forbes

Roses and Dust

Original fairy tale animated by Alanna Butchart in 2013.

Roses of Picardy

Short screenplay about a boy experiencing flashbacks to the first world war after stealing a medal from an elderly veteran.

Winner of BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award 1998 for Best Writer

Director: Steven Mochrie. Cast: Bobby Bryson; Kenny McCulloch. Production company: Outsider Films