Playwrights we have worked with in the past

Angela Truby

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Angela Truby wrote ‘Bill Maxted’s Most Excellent Adventure’, Yellow Leaf’s third full-length production. Angela has a degree in drama and a masters in creative writing.

She’s also a graduate of the New Playwrights Festival at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield. With that theatre she created her first full-length professional commission ‘Angels Never Leave Heaven’ which, after a hugely successful run in 2004, toured in the summer of 2005 to venues in the north of England including the Sheffield Crucible.

Angela has created work for the youth theatres of both New Perspectives Theatre Company and the Pomegranate and has seen her work toured in pub theatre.

More recently, Angela has had two plays performed at the Derby Studio Theatre – ‘Release’ & ‘Alice’ for the East Midlands based theatre company Sustained Magic.

She also has her own theatre company The Georgeous North with which she was nominated for a Stage award at the Edinburgh Fringe for their play ‘Talking to Spacehoppers’.

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James Robson

James Robson, who wrote ‘Scribbler & Spouse’, has been a freelance writer for over 30 years.

From ‘The Archers’ and ‘Emmerdale’ to the Royal Shakespeare Company he has plied his trade. His varied credits for Radio, Television, Theatre, include: ‘Factory Birds’ for the RSC, Donmar Warehouse, directed by Mike Attenborough (Evening Standard Award); ‘Mail Order Bride’ for the West Yorkshire Playhouse, starring Timothy West, directed by Jude Kelly (nominated for the Lloyd’s Bank Playwright of the Year Award); ‘Mister Wonderful’ for Derby Playhouse starring Paula Wilcox (Eileen Anderson/Central Broadcasting Drama Award); ‘King Baby’ for the RSC, Barbican Pit.

James’s plays have been published by Samuel French Ltd. His novel ‘Budgie Bill’ has been published both here and in the States. He has just completed another novel entitled ‘Greekendipity’.

James is married, has two children, and lives in Kirbymoorside, North Yorkshire.

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