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.

She is currently under commission from the National Theatre of Wales.


Radio play credits

CURRENT COMMISSION

- Glue
BBC Radio 4 Drama


PREVIOUS

- 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

credits

- The Island The Sea The Volunteer and The Refugee
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

- Tagged
Red Ladder Theatre Company

- Low Flying Aircraft
Manchester Poetry Festival

- Melting Ice
Contact Young Playwrights Festival, Winning Play