Lesley Wilson

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Former Mentored Playwright

Lesley Wilson

Lesley lives in Perthshire, is an Associate Artist at Perth Theatre and the writer in residence at Rivendell Care Home. In addition to writing Lesley runs playwriting and Creative Storytelling Workshops and is the founder of Yellow Bird Theatre Ltd.


Magnetic North and Luminate Emerging Older Artist Award. 2017.

Theatre 503 Playwriting Award 2016 (Longlisted)

Scotland's National Short Play Award 2015 (Shortlisted).

Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh New Drama Award 2014 (Shortlisted).

Playwrights' Studio Scotland Mentoring Programme 2012 /13.

Tom McGrath Trust Small Grant Award 2013.


Edinburgh Festival Fringe: WIRED. Army @ The Fringe in Association with Summerhall. 2017 and 2018.

In Her Own Words, Rivendell Stories. Verbatim Theatre. Luminate Festival. 2017 Birnam Arts Centre.

And Another Thing…In Her Own Words 2, Birnam Arts and Perth Theatre 2018

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Tron 100 Festival: WIRED 2017, A WOMAN, A CROW, A GIANT AND A FIELD 2016.


Progressive Playwright: ADVENTURES, LIKE TOM SAWYER. 2015

Reclaim the F Word: WIRED. 2013

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh.
Words Words Words: FREIGHT 2012, A FIRM HAND 2009, WIRED 2009, SHOES 2008, OUT 2008.

Noisy Words: STOP THE SNOWSTORM 2010.

CCA Glasgow.
Stage to Page: LIPS THAT TOUCH LIQUOR 2014, WIRED 2012.

West Highland Animation.

Script writer on children's animation series Arctic Ring. Adapted from Folk Tales gathered from around the Arctic Circle.

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