Associate Playwrights


The following writers are Menagerie Associate Playwrights who have been commissioned by us and work with us on a regular basis, support other Menagerie writers in development and regularly workshop new ideas with us:


Craig Baxter: Hard Sell 2003, RE: Design USA 2008, Let Newton Be! USA 2011

Clare Bayley: At Sea, Hotbed 2009

Ranjit Bolt: Potty Time Hotbed 2009

Samantha Ellis; A Sudden Visitaion of Calamity ; Hotbed 2008, BBC 2009)

Kenny Emson: Invisible MIce, Hotbed 2008

Tim Etchells: MFI Hotbed 2002

Alison Falconer: Prosperity 3; Hotbed 2009

Jennifer Framer: Stutter; Hotbed 2008

Richard Fredman: Four For Jerhico 2010

Pam Gien: Syringa Tree; Edinburgh 2008

Fraser Grace: Gifts of War National Tour 2002, Frobisher’s Gold London 2008, Events Hotbed 2009, Tongues Tour 2010

Danusia Iswasko: Oran’s Message; Hotbed 2008

Claire Macdonald : Correspondence; National Tour 2007

Andrew Muir: Gaugleprixtown; Hotbed, Edinburgh 2006

Janice Okoh : Egusi Soup; Hotbed 2009

Anna Reynolds : Stand By Your Van, Edinburgh 2010

Diane Samuels : Seeds, Hotbed 2004

Judy Upton : Push the Button Hotbed 2008, Flick to Kick Hotbed 2009, BBC Radio 2010

Naomi Wallace; The Retreating World, National Tour 2002, Between this Breath and You Hotbed 2008

Steve Waters: The Cull, Regional tour 2000, Out Of Your Knowledge national Tour 2008

Polly Wiseman: Stormin’ Jack Norman, Hotbed 2004, The Latchmere 2004

Supported/Produced Playwrights:
The following writers have all been produced by Menagerie. Most have been through one of our writer development schemes such as The Pipeline, Escalator and Sparks. They  have all gone onto be produced at Hotbed and beyond;

Dan Allum (Escalator 2007)
Andrew Burton (Waterlog: Pulse 2010)
Michael Dennis (Hotbed 2004)
Tom Marty (Hotbed 2004)
Phillip Meeks (Hotbed 2004)
Neil Monagahan (Hotbed 2004. The Latchmere 2009)
Anna Rowntree (Hotbed 2008/2009)
Jennifer Tucket (Hotbed 2008/2009)
Helen Mort: (Escalator/ Hotbed 2009)


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