Official website for Award Winning British playwright

Deborah McAndrew


Photograph by Kimberley Watson




Deborah’s new adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac for Northern Broadsides opens at The New Vic Theatre on Friday 3rd February 2017 before embarking on a national tour. The production will be directed by Conrad Nelson.

To book for Cyrano at the New Vic theatre click here

For further tour dates click here




Deborah’s new adaptation of Anne Bronte’s passionate novel opens in March 2017 and is a co-production between Bolton Octagon Theatre  and York Theatre Royal.

The play will be directed by Elizabeth Newman.the-tenant-of-wildfell-hall-cover-image-copy-2

Details of booking Bolton here

Details of booking York to follow…




An August Bank Holiday Lark wins BEST NEW PLAY Manchester Theatre Awards

Deb and Jackie Kay

Winners were announced at a ceremony in Manchester on Friday 13th March.



An August Bank Holiday Lark wins

UK THEATRE AWARD – Best New Play 2014.

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A Northern Broadsides production in partnership with New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme, on tour.

Winners were announced at a ceremony on Sunday 19th October at London’s historic Guildhall, where nominees and special guests gathered to honour the creative excellence and outstanding achievement seen on and off stage across the country.






Claybody news…


Deborah’s company Claybody Theatre is currently developing a new site-specific drama at Middleport Pottery, Stoke-on-Trent.

This project has so far included consulting with creatives and technicians, developing a
script and working with actors on site.

Here’s a short documentary film about the research and development stage of this project:



And here is a Theatrical Trailer for the future drama:


Watch this space for more news of this exciting project…