Mary Cooper has written extensively for stage, radio and television. Her work for the stage has been performed and/or commissioned by companies throughout England and Wales including Eastern Angles, Red Ladder, Theatr Powys, Theatr Clwyd, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Sheffield Crucible, Nuffield Theatre, Southampton, Action Transport, Watford Palace, Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke and Remould Theatre, Hull. Her stage play for M6 Theatre Company Breathing Space, was performed at the Toronto Young People’s Theatre Festival in May 2003 where it was nominated for a DORA award. Wobbly Eggs, her first radio play, was short-listed for the Richard Imison Award and the Mental Health in the Media awards. Since 1997 she has written six single plays for BBC Radio 4 and a ten-part series Such Sweet Possession. For television, Alarmed, written with Peter Spafford was a winner in the Granada/Yorkshire Television New Voices Scheme. She is currently working with Tutti Frutti productions and Clean Break Theatre as well as continuing to work with M6 Theatre Company.
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