Jules Horne is a writer from the Scottish Borders. She has won two Scotsman Fringe First Awards for her plays ALLOTMENT (2011) and THREAD (2012) for Nutshell Theatre, directed by Kate Nelson. ALLOTMENT has toured to nearly 50 venues around the UK and won the CSPA Award for Sustainable Practice in the Arts. THREAD was part of Edinburgh Fringe and the Luminate Festival 2012, and ALLOTMENT and THREAD toured in 2013.
Other work includes: for the Traverse Theatre: GORGEOUS AVATAR (dir Philip Howard); for Nutshell Theatre: THE DEVIL ON WHEELS (dir Kate Nelson); for Quondam Theatre: THE WIFE OF USHER’S WELL (dir Stefan Escreet); for BBC Radio 4: MACMILLAN’S MARVELLOUS MOTION MACHINE (dir Rosie Kellagher), LIFE: AN AUDIO TOUR (dir Philip Howard); A PLACE IN THE RAIN (dir David Ian Neville); for BBC Scotland: SMALL BLUE THING (dir Rosie Kellagher), OVERDUE SOUTH (dir Marilyn Imrie) and LEFT AT THE LIGHTS (dir David Ian Neville); for BBC7: INNER CRITIC (dir David Ian Neville).
Jules has held residencies in France (Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship) and Estonia (CABN/MoKS), and won a Scottish Arts Council New Writer Award for her fiction. She is a former radio journalist and has lived and worked in Germany and Switzerland. She has a degree in German from St John’s College, Oxford University, and teaches dramatic writing for the Open University.
Listen to Kirkpatrick Macmillan hurtle down a hill in Dumfriesshire on the world’s first bicycle.
Scott Hoatson, John Kazek on BBC Radio 4.