This production clearly serves its purpose. Some of the poetry is beautiful & at times difficult to listen to. It certainly made me think ‘There is no them & us. There is only ever us.
— North West End on 'The Island, The Sea, The Volunteer and The Refugee' HOMEmcr, 2017

Louise is a skilled playwright with a finely tuned ear for dialogue; engagement with people lies at the heart of her writing.  Her work has been produced by Contact, Manchester Royal Exchange, Sydney Opera House, Red Ladder Theatre Company, Sheffield Crucible and BBC Radio.Manchester Camerata National Theatre of Wales.

Radio play credits

BBC Radio 4 Drama Broadcast 2017 

- Dirty White Girl
Radio Drama, B.B.C Radio 3 The Wire

- Harry
Radio comedy Drama series, Reform Radio

-The Island The Sea The Volunteer and The Refugee
B.B.C Radio 4, Radio 4 pick of the Year 2016



The Bones of Paine

Working class History Museum and

Walk The Plank

secret project Royal Exchange Theatre

Work to date

Tide Whisperer National Theatre Wales

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Full Tide Whisperer Film can be found at:

Hidden Manchester Camerata Greater Manchester Tour

- The Island The Sea The Volunteer and The Refugee
Push Festival HOMEmcr, Manchester, 2017

- Glue
Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre & Flying Solo, 2016

- Family Matters
Z-Arts, 2014

- At Night
Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre

- Blow Blow
Sheffield Crucible

- Dystopia
Contact, Manchester              

- Waiting for the Baccy Man
Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre

- Skid 180
Contact, Manchester & Arena Theatre Company, Melbourne, Sydney Opera House


Burnley Youth Theatre

- Tagged
Red Ladder Theatre Company

- Low Flying Aircraft
Manchester Poetry Festival

- Melting Ice
Contact Young Playwrights Festival, Winning Play