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Siân Rowland


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Siân is a writer of darkly political plays with a gentle touch. She is interested in contemporary stories behind the headlines and looking at how ordinary people react when placed under extraordinary circumstances. Siân is a member of the writing team for News Revue, the world’s longest running live comedy show at Canal Cafe Theatre and is a reviewer for London Pub Theatres.



Learning to Swim
Criterion Showcase

Theatre Play, developed with and performed at Criterion New Voices, December 2018

Gazing at a Distant Star
Greenwich Theatre

Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Assembly Room, August 2017
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Rehearsed reading, October 2016
Director: James Haddrell


Starving (2017)

Theatre Play, rehearsed reading at Tristan Bates, December 2017

Trapped (2016)
Doughnut Theatre Productions

The Cockpit, August 2016
Director: Catherine Lord

Life Sentence (2016)
Goblin Baby Theatre

‘Alone Inside the Box,’ Bread and Roses, June 2016
Director: Tessa Hart
Finalist, New London Monologues, Sydenham Arts Festival, March 2015
Director: Amelia Lowdell

Nami Nami (2016)
Red Women's Theatre and Scottish Refugee Council

The Park Theatre ‘Women Redressed’ Sheer Height Theatre, March 2017
Director: Eloise Lally

James Arnott Theatre Glasgow, June 2016

Look Here! (2016)
Director's Cut

Director’s Cut Showcase, Southwark Playhouse, May 2016
Director: Edward Land

Spurn the Dust (2016)

Greenwich Theatre, March 2016
Director: Kate Saffin
Finalist of RED Women’s Theatre Award
Rehearsed reading at Theatre 503, October 2016

Subjunctive Mood (2016)

Actor Awareness Night, Canal Cafe Theatre, February 2016.
Director: Siân Rowland

Swans (2015)

The Cockpit Theatre, March 2015
Director: Jo Greaves

Alice Springs (2014)

‘Bookends,’ Etcetera Theatre, November/December 2014
Director: Scott le Crass
New Writing Night, Blackshaw Theatre, July 2014
Director: Jo Greaves

Scribblers (2013)
ATTIC Theatre Company

Wimbledon Studio Theatre, October 2013
Director: Jennifer Bakst
Longlisted by Funny Women Writing Award, Sept 2013
New Comedy Writers ‘One to Watch’ List
Top 15% BBC Writers Room submissions Dec 2013

Other Writing

The Memory of Snow

Radio Play

Better Use Your Head

Radio Sitcom Pilot

Room For Improvement

TV Sitcom Pilot

News Revue

World’s longest running live comedy show at Canal Cafe Theatre.
Writing team member – sketch, song, voiceover

Guest Blogs and Articles

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