Lewis Hetherington

Lewis is a playwright and performance maker whose work is rooted in collaboration and story. He is an Associate of The PappyShow and has worked on shows including BOYS, What Do You See? and Thanks For Nothing (for Wonderfools as part of Positive Stories for Negative Times).

He is one of the founders of fieldwork performance and with them curated QWERK: a festival of international Queer writing, and more recently led Dear Green Place, a programme of performance, workshops and events which took place across North East Glasgow exploring hope, fear, and action, in response the Climate Crisis.

He regularly collaborates with Designer Ailie Cohen and their work together includes Cloud Man, Secret Life of Suitcases (co produced with Unicorn Theatre) and Rocket Post! (co produced with the National Theatre of Scotland).

Other projects include leading The Coming Back Out Ball, a 2 year co production between National Theatre of Scotland and All The Queens Men, celebrating the lives of LGBTQIA Elders. Leaving Planet Earth (Grid Iron/EIF), Mile End, Beachy Head, 2401 Objects, Stowaway (Analogue), friends electric (Visible Fictions), Instructions for Butterly Collectors, A Perfect Child, Sea Change (A Play, a Pie and a Pint). He sits on the boards of Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland and Creative Carbon Scotland.

Lewis has won two Fringe First’s, the Arches Brick Award and an Adelaide Fringe award.  His work has been presented all over Scotland and the rest of the world including performances in Australia, China, Canada, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Germany, USA and Japan and more.