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Jo Clifford

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Email jo.teatro@btinternet.com
Local authority: Midlothian
Languages: English
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I am the author of 90+ professionally produced plays in every medium that have been seen all over the world. I also perform my own work. I am a proud father and grandmother.

I love running writer’s workshops, and am hugely experienced at doing it. I have led writer’s workshops with the Traverse, the Festival Hub, Playwrights’ Workshop, in secondary schools; in Valencia, in Singapore, in Mumbai, and have designed and led Masters’ courses in Playwriting at Queen Margaret University. Besides playwriting, I can teach workshops that focus on radio writing, on gender, on bereavement. In fact, on anything you care to mention.

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Mentoring; Panel event; Performance; Reading; Residency; Talk; Workshop; Chairing events

Topics of work

Ageing; Biography & memoir; Death, grief & bereavement; Gender equality; LGBTQIA+ characters; Religion & Beliefs; Translation

Age groups published for

Children; Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

15-18; Adults

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+