about

 

Annie George is an award-winning writer, theatremaker and occasional filmmaker, based in Edinburgh.

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Annie was awarded the Inspiring Scotland 2016 Bursary by the Saltire Society and Scottish Book Trust.

“Annie’s work is sharp, truthful and unflinching. It draws you in and hits you where it hurts.” SCOTTISH BOOK TRUST

Her solo show HOME IS NOT THE PLACE was performed at Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh Fringe 2017

 

“…a fascinating examination of the meaning and legacy of the British Empire.”  THE STAGE, Highlights of the Fringe 2017

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Photos by www.lunaria.co.uk

Read the poem featured in HOME IS NOT THE PLACE To the Pen  (Thoolikayode), by PM John, circa 1934

And, here’s a little bit of background about my Fringe show ‘Home is Not the Place’…
A Bridge 2 Far?

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Of previous production ‘The Bridge’…

“…a rich and meditative piece of family history, full of insight into the complex relationship between Indian culture and the idea of modernity, as it played out in the 20th century….a powerful act of remembrance”  THE SCOTSMAN

“A poised and careful meditation on history, family, myth and literature…a finely wrought piece…there is a fierce, burning intelligence and integrity at the core of this show…” ALL EDINBURGH THEATRE