About Isobel McArthur
Isobel is an Olivier award winning actor, director and playwright.
She trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
For National Theatre of Scotland: Edwin Morgan’s Scots language Cyrano De Bergerac ( with Citizens Theatre), Quiz! (with BBC Scotland).
Other work includes: Ella Hickson’s Wendy & Peter Pan; Anthony Neilson’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Lyceum Theatre), the Scottish premiere of Mike Bartlett’s Cock (Tron Theatre), and most recently her five-star West End adaptation of the classic novel Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of) which goes back out on tour in October 2022, with foreign language translations also being performed internationally.
Playwriting credits include A Christmas Carol (Pitlochry Festival Theatre), with joint credits as lead performer and playwright including Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of); How to Sing it (Tron Theatre) and Daphne Oram’s Wonderful World of Sound (Tron Theatre/Scottish Tour).
Isobel is currently under commission for 2022/23 with The Traverse Theatre and National Theatre of Scotland amongst others.