About Morna Pearson
Morna Pearson is an Elgin-born Edinburgh-based playwright and screenwriter.
Other theatre work includes Impromptu at Oran Mor, Celestial Body (A Play, A Pie & A Pint); 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); Couldn’t Care Less (text, Plutot La Vie); 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.She was selected for EIFF Talent Lab 2021.