Lynsey Murdoch

Lynsey has been mentored through Playwrights' Studio, Scotland by Anne Marie Di Mambro (BBC's Eastenders and River City) and her play THE INVINCIBLE SUM was included in the Bruntwood Prizes' Top 100 Plays of 2013.

Her short play NIMROD was produced as part of  Scenes Unseen at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow in 2014, alongside new works from Patrick Marber and Alan Acykbourn. Her play for young people, ESCAPE SPEED, was created in collaboration with the Astronomer Royal for Scotland, John C Brown, and received Playwrights' Studio, Scotland project funding. 

Her short play THE WATERMELON KIND was performed at Theatre 503 as part of their Rapid Response scheme. Her first short EAT ME was directed by Tom Shrapnel and received Dewar Arts Award funding. Her second short, GOON, starred Jane McCarry (BBC Scotland's Still Game) and was directed by David Goodall (Best Director of a Short Film, New York International Film Festival. Best Director of a Short, Los Angeles International Film Festival). It received four excellence awards from the DOF International Film Festival 2016. 

A recipient of a Tom McGrath Trust Award, Lynsey has been developing her first feature film script.

 

 


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