Alan Gordon is an Edinburgh-based playwright, originally from Dumfries and Galloway, and has been writing for the stage since 2011. In 2013, Alan was mentored by Paddy Cunneen through the Playwrights’ Studio Scotland’s Mentoring Programme and worked with the Traverse Theatre as one of the Traverse 50. Alan has written extensively for Edinburgh-based youth theatre, Strange Town, and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with Twa Dugs Theatre and Thrive Theatre.

Alan is a recipient of a Playwrights’ Studio Scotland New Playwrights Award, and is developing new work as a Breakthrough Writer for National Theatre of Scotland.