Productions with Paines Plough: The Ultimate Pickle
Laura is a Scottish Writer and Director who has proudly lived and worked in the North East for over 20 years. Writing credits include: Pause (Alphabetti Theatre); Baba Yaga (Theatre Hullabaloo); Credit, Woven Bones (Cap- a-Pie); The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, The Snow Queen, The Emperor’s New Clothes, The War Of The Worlds, Up and Out Christmas Sprout, (Northern Stage); The Christmas Tree (Durham’s Gala); Beyond The End Of The Road (November Club) Journal Culture Awards’ Performance of The Year 2018; Stitched: a Hip Hopera, Hey Presto theatre adaptation (New Writing North); Heartbreak Soup (The Empty Space). Theatre Directing Credits include: Key Change – winner of Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award 2015, Critics’ Pick in New York Times, Winner of Best Overall Event Journal Culture Awards 2017 (Open Clasp); Don’t Forget The Birds (Open Clasp/Live Theatre); Preggers (Curious Monkey); The Important Man (Cap a Pie); Pearl (Estate of Julia Darling/ New Writing North); Donna Disco (Chickenpox Fox). Laura is Associate Director for Open Clasp Theatre Company. She also regularly performs as Dr Lulu McDoo, Lead Clown Doctor for Tin Arts, working with hospitalised children and their families. Additionally Laura was a member of The Royal Court Writers’ Group North 2017/2018, and received the Journal Culture Award for Writer Of The Year 2019.