Isobel McArthur

Playwright

Isobel McArthur theatre includes: Fair Maid of the West (Royal Shakespeare Company, 2023), Kidnapped (National Theatre of Scotland, 2023), Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of) (Tron Theatre, Glasgow and UK tour 2018-2020, Criterion Theatre West End 2022, UK Tour 2022-2023, Toronto 2024.)

A Christmas Carol (Pitlochry Festival Theatre, 2019), Daphne Oram’s Wonderful World of Sound (Tron Theatre/Scottish Tour, 2017) and How to Sing it (Tron Theatre, 2016).

Her awards include: Winner - Olivier Award for ‘Best Comedy Play’ 2022, Playwrights’ Studio Scotland ‘Mentored Playwright Award’ in 2018 and Tron Theatre’s ‘Artist In Preview’ award in 2016.

Nominations include: The Stage ‘Best West End Debut’ 2022, Whatsonstage ‘Best Performance in a Supporting Role’ 2021, Whatsonstage ‘Best New Play’ 2021.

Currently in development: Isobel is currently under commission for the Royal Shakespeare Company.