About Liz Lochhead
Liz Lochhead's best known play is possibly Mary Queen Of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off which was initially produced by Communicado Theatre Company in 1987 and won a Fringe First.
Her other plays include Tartuffe, Educating Agnes, Miseryguts, Good Things, Beauty And The Beast, her re-interpretation of Medea that was awarded The Saltire Society’s Book of the Year Award, and Perfect Days which was nominated for Best New Play at the Olivier Awards.
Other plays include Britannia Rules, The Three Sisters, Blood And Ice, Dracula, The Big Picture, Cuba, The Magic Island, York Cycle Of Mystery Plays, Shanghaied And Patter Merchants.
Most recently, Liz’s play Thon Man Moliere was directed by Tony Cownie at The Royal Lyceum Edinburgh and in 2015, What Goes Around made its way around Scotland’s theatres.
Former Makar, or National Poet of Scotland, Lochhead was awarded the Queen's Medal for Poetry in 2016.