Raman Mundair is an Indian born, Queer, British Asian writer, director, dramaturg, activist, artist and filmmaker based in Shetland and Glasgow. She is the award winning author of Lovers, Liars, Conjurers and Thieves, A Choreographer’s Cartography, The Algebra of Freedom (a play) and is the editor of Incoming: Some Shetland Voices. She is a Scottish […]
Lisa McGee, an award-winning screenwriter and playwright from Derry, is the creator, writer and executive producer of the critically acclaimed Derry Girls. She co-created, co-wrote and was executive producer on The Decieved with her husband Tobias Beer and was creative director, executive producer and wrote an episode of the BBC monologues on poverty Skint. Her other TV […]
Ian McMillan was born in 1956 and he’s been a freelance writer, performer and broadcaster since 1982. He presents The Verb on Radio 3 and his latest book is My Sand Life, My Pebble Life, a collection of memories of the sea. He’s currently plugging away at translating The Barber of Seville into Yorkshire dialect.
Francesca Martinez* is an award-winning comedian, writer, actress and speaker. She has made numerous TV and radio appearances, including writing and performing for The Verb on BBC Radio 3, as well as her first radio play How We’re Loved for BBC Radio 4. Francesca’s best-selling book, What The **** Is Normal?!, was nominated Best Book […]
Born in London to English and Jamaican parents Karen McCarthy Woolf’s poetry collection An Aviary of Small Birds is described as a ‘pitch perfect’ début (Guardian). Karen’s radio credits include Night Shift, a reworking of Homer’s Odyssey for R4 Book of the Week; Miss Birdie’s Letter, a music/poetry travelogue for R3 Between the Ears; and […]