About Iain Finlay Macleod
Iain Finlay is from the Isle of Lewis in the Western Isles of Scotland. Some of his plays are Whisky Galore, Somersaults (National Theatre of Scotland), The Bends (RSAMD), The Devil Masters, The Pearlfisher, I was a Beautiful Day, Broke and Homers (Traverse Theatre). Iain Finlay wrote St Kilda - The Opera, a large scale multi-discipline theatre piece which was shown at the Edinburgh International Festival in 2009. This was shown simultaneously in five different countries in 2008. Iain Finlay was an Associate Artist at the National Theatre of Scotland from 2013-2015 . He was the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellow in 2009-2010. He was writer-in-residence at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, the Gaelic College in Skye, for two years. He was also Associate Playwright at the Scottish Playwright’s Society for two years. Iain Finlay is currently working on a play called Archipelago with French theatre company Eolie Songe, which brings together twenty five actors from France, Spain, Turkey and Greece.