About Morna Pearson
Morna Pearson is an Elgin-born Edinburgh-based playwright and screenwriter.
Previous work for the National Theatre of Scotland includes Darklands (as part of Interference trilogy, National Theatre of Scotland)
Other theatre work includes Let’s Inherit the Earth (Dogstar/Profilteatern); How to Disappear (Traverse); Dr Stirlingshire’s Discovery (Lung Ha/Grid Iron); Walking On Walls (Traverse/A Play, A Pie & A Pint); Bin Heid (Traverse Breakfast Play); Lost At Sea (text, Catherine Wheels); The Library (text, Frozen Charlotte); The Strange Case of Jekyll & Hyde (Lung Ha); Ailie & The Alien (National Theatre Connections); Un Petit Moliere (adaptation, Lung Ha); The Artist Man and the Mother Woman (Traverse); The Company Will Overlook a Moment of Madness (adaptation, National Theatre of Scotland/A Play, A Pie & A Pint); Elf Analysis (A Play, A Pie & A Pint); Distracted (Traverse).
Film: I Was Here (12 min short, Scottish Film Talent Network). Radio: Side Effects (Bonar/BBC Radio 3); McBeth’s McPets (BBC Radio Scotland).
She has been a recipient of the Channel 4 Playwright Scheme and the Meyer-Whitworth Award. Her first short film, I Was Here, gained BAFTA Scotland and EIFF nominations for Best Short Film.