Nancy McPherson lives in Stewarton and is well known as a drama enthusiast. Ayrshire born and bred, Nancy graduated from the University of Glasgow with a Master of Arts degree. This took her to a career in education which spanned over 20 years, lecturing in communication, creative writing and drama.
With over 30 experience in amateur drama, Nancy has acted in many successful productions but now concentrates on writing and directing. For her production of Linda McLean's 'One Good Beating' in 2008, she won Best Director at the Scottish Final of the Scottish Community Drama Association's One-Act Festival. Her production went on to win the British Final that year in Swansea.
Nancy's creative energy is now focused on writing. She has written a number of one-act plays which have been performed successfully to a variety of audiences throughout Scotland. Her plays have also been well received by professional adjudicators and have won many trophies at District, Divisional and Scottish Finals of SCDA Festivals - in 2012, her one-act
won the Scott Salver for the best original play in the SCDA One-Act Festival and her acclaimed play, was runner up in the UK-wide Geoffrey Whitworth
Playwriting Competition in 2011.
She has also written several very funny traditional pantomimes that have delighted audiences in Ayrshire and across Scotland.
Her creative pen is working ... so watch this space for new plays!