Bold Girls, Iron
| 7 September 1959 (age 56) (1959-09-07) Aberdeen|
Oranges and Sunshine, Aimee & Jaguar, Ladybird, Ladybird
Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright
British Academy Television Award for Best Single Drama
The Last Witch, The James Plays, Little Eagles, Astronaut's Chair, The maiden stone
Jim Loach, Max Farberbock, Margaret Humphreys, Juliane Kohler, Maria Schrader
Rona Munro Wikipedia
Rona Munro (born 7 September 1959) is a Scottish writer. She has written plays for theatre, radio, and television. Her film work includes Ken Loach's Ladybird, Ladybird (1994), Oranges and Sunshine (2010) for Jim Loach and Aimée & Jaguar (1999), co-authored by German director Max Färberböck.
Rona Munro is also known for being the author of the last Doctor Who television serial of the original run to air, Survival (1989). She later novelised this serial for Target Books. Munro returned to Doctor Who in 2016 to write the tenth episode of the tenth series, titled "The Eaters of Light", making her the only writer to date to have worked on the classic and revived eras of the show.
Her history cycle The James Plays, James I, James II and James III, were first performed by the National Theatre of Scotland in summer 2014 in a co-production with Edinburgh International Festival and the National Theatre of Scotland.Her other credits include the theatre play Iron which has received many productions worldwide. Other theatre works include plays for the Traverse Theatre Edinburgh, ('Strawberries in January' translation) Manchester Royal Exchange, ('Mary Barton'), Plymouth Drum Theatre and Paines Plough, ('Long Time Dead') and the Royal Shakespeare Company, ('The Indian Boy')
Munro has also contributed eleven dramas to Radio 4's Stanley Baxter Playhouse: First Impressions, Wheeling Them In, The King's Kilt, Pasta Alfreddo at Cafe Alessandro, The Man in the Garden, The Porter's Story, The German Pilot, The Spider, The Showman, Meg's Tale and The Flying Scotsman.
In 2006 the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith presented Munro's adaptation of Richard Adams' classic book, Watership Down. Her early television work includes episodes of the drama series Casualty (BBC) and, more recently, a BBC film Rehab. directed by Antonia Bird.
Rona Munro currently lives and works in Scotland. Her play, The Last Witch, was performed at the 2009 Edinburgh Festival, directed by Dominic Hill, and in 2011 by Dumbarton People's Theatre.Giles Cooper Award for Dirt Under The Carpet, 1988
Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, 1991
Evening Standard Award, NOOK Award for Best Play for The James Plays, 2014
Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award, Best Play for The James Plays, 2014
The Bang and the Whimper, 1982
The Salesman, 1982
Ghost Story, 1985
Piper's Cave, 1985
Watching Waiters, 1985
Biggest Party in the World, 1986
Dust And Dreams, 1986
The Way To Go Home, 1987
Off The Road, 1988
Doctor Who, "Survival", 1989
Long Story Short, 1989
Saturday at the Commodore, 1989
Bold Girls, 1990
Scotland Matters, 1992
Your Turn To Clean The Stair, 1992
Federico García Lorca (1999). The House of Bernarda Alba [Rona Munro]. Nick Hern Books. ISBN 978-1-85459-459-4.
Iron. Nick Hern Books. 2002. ISBN 978-1-85459-703-8.
Stick Granny on the Roofrack, 2002
Catch A Falling Star!, 2004
Women on the Verge of a T Junction, 2004
Indian Boy, 2006
Long Time Dead, 2006
The Maiden Stone, 2006
Mary Barton, 2006
Strawberries in January, (translation) 2006
Watership Down, 2006
Dirt Under The Carpet, 2007
Little Eagles, 2011"
'The Astronaut's Chair" 2012Donny's Brain, 2012
The James Plays 2014
Doctor Who, "The Eaters of Light", 2017