D. C. Jackson

The first play in D. C. Jackson's 'Stewarton Trilogy' for Borderline Theatre Company, The Wall, won the Best Ensemble at the 2007-8 Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland and was shortlisted for the Saltire Society/ Royal Mail Scottish First Book of the Year Award. It was followed by The Ducky in 2009. The Chooky Brae completed the trilogy in 2010. My Romantic History was staged earlier in the same year by the Bush Theatre and Sheffield Crucible. He has also had short plays produced by Oran Mor (Matinee Idle, Drawing Bored, Out on the Wing and Company Policy) and the Arches Theatre Company (Hello, part of Spend a Penny). He is working on new plays for BBC Radio 4, the National Theatre of Scotland and the Royal Court, and was the Pearson Writer in Residence at the Royal Court for 2008.

Books by D. C. Jackson

Do you know how they get animals to breed in captivity? They put them in the same cage.

One moment you’re colleagues and then Friday night drinks, a quick ...

It’s Christmas Day in Stewarton and Irene Gordon’s struggling to get in the festive spirit. Her eighteen-year-old daughter has just had a baby, her ex-husband’s had a ...

For the teenagers of the small Ayrshire town of Stewarton, there's change in the air. Rab's back from Cambridge. He feels alienated there; he feels alienated in his ...

In the small Ayrshire town of Stewarton, the school holidays are like a microwave. So much happens and it all happens so fast. Norma Gordon has got a problem. She ...

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