Shortlists by playwright

Henry Adam: 1 nomination

  • 2003–04, The People Next Door, Traverse Theatre Company, Won

Davey Anderson: 2 nominations

  • 2005–06, Wired, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Nominated
  • 2008–09, Liar, TAG, Best Show for Children and Young People, Won

Peter Arnott: 1 nomination, inc 1 win

  • 2017–18, The Monarch of the Glen, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Won

Torben Betts: 1 nomination

  • 2006–07, The Unconquered, Stellar Quines, Won

Alan Bissett: 1 nomination

  • 2017–18, (More) Moira Monolgues, Alan Bissett, Nominated

Andy Cannon: 1 nomination

  • 2016–17: Black Beauty, Red Bridge and Traverse Theatre Company, Nominated

Alan Bissett: 1 nomination

  • 2009–10, Turbo Folk, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Nominated

Cora Bissett: 1 nomination

  • 2010–11, Roadkill, Pachamama, Nominated

Bill Breckenridge: 1 nomination

  • 2017–18, Nursery Crymes, Mischief La-Bas, Nominated
Gregory Burke’s Black Watch, National Theatre of Scotland

Gregory Burke: 1 nomination

  • 2006–07, Black Watch, National Theatre of Scotland, Nominated

Ian Cameron: 1 nomination

  • 2018–19, Stick By Me, Red Bridge Arts, Best Show for Children and Young People, Won

Pamela Carter: 2 nominations

  • 2013–14, Paul Bright’s Confessions of a Justified Sinner, National Theatre of Scotland, Nominated
  • 2018–19, The End of Eddy, Untitled and Unicorn, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated

Jo Clifford: 1 nomination

  • 2005–06, Goethe’s Faust Parts One & Two, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Nominated

Ailie Cohen: 1 nomination

  • 2013–14, The Secret Life of Suitcases, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated

Tony Cownie: 1 nomination

  • 2013–14, The Secret Life of Suitcases, Ailie Cohen Puppet Maker, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated
  • 2014–15, The Venetian Twins, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Nominated

Angie Dight: 1 nomination

  • 2017–18, Nursery Crymes, Mischief La-Bas, Nominated
Rob Drummond’s Quiz Show, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Rob Drummond: 3 nominations. including 3 wins

  • 2009–10, Best Show for Children and Young People, Mr Write, Won
  • 2012–13, Quiz Show, Traverse Theatre Company, Won
  • 2015–16, Uncanny Valley, Borderline Theatre in co-production with the Gaiety Theatre, commissioned by Edinburgh International Science Festival working in partnership with Imaginate, Best Show for Children and Young People, Won

Andy Duffy: 1 nomination

  • 2014–15, Crash, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Nominated

Linda Duncan McLaughlin: 1 nomination

  • 2015–16, Descent, produced by A Play, a Pie and a Pint presented by the Traverse Theatre, in association with Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing festival, Nominated

Rob Drummond: 2 nominations

  • 2009–10, Mr Write, National Theatre of Scotland, Best Show for Children and Young People, Won
  • 2012–13, Quiz Show, Traverse Theatre Company,Won

Oliver Emmanuel: 2 nominations

  • 2012–13,The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, National Theatre of Scotland, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated
  • 2013–14, Dragon, Vox Motus, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated

Rob Evans: 1 nomination

  • 2010–11, Caged, Catherine Wheels, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated

Vicky Featherstone: 1 nomination

  • 2011–12, Enquirer, National Theatre of Scotland, Nominated

Paul Flynn: 1 nomination

  • 2011–12, Enquirer, National Theatre of Scotland, Nominated

Scott Gilmour: 1 nomination

  • 2015–16, Little Red and the Wolf, Dundee Rep Ensemble in association with Noisemaker, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated
David Greig’s The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, National Theatre of Scotland. Photograph: Drew Farrell

David Greig: 11 nominations

  • 2002–03, Outlying Islands, Traverse Theatre Company, Won
  • 2003–04, San Diego, Tron Theatre Company, Nominated
  • 2004–05, Pyrenees, Tron Theatre Company, Nominated
  • 2005–06, Dr Korczak’s Example, Dundee Rep Theatre, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated
  • 2006–07, Gobbo, National Theatre of Scotland, Best Show for Children and Young People, Won
  • 2006–07, Yellow Moon, TAG, Nominated
  • 2006–07, Yellow Moon, TAG, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated
  • 2007–08, Being Norweigan, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Nominated
  • 2008–09, Midsummer, Traverse Theatre Company, Nominated
  • 2010–11, The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, National Theatre of Scotland, Nominated
  • 2015–16, Lanark: A Life in Three Acts, Citizens Theatre and the Edinburgh International Festival in association with Graham Eatough and Sorcha Dallas, Best Production, Nominated

Lee Hall: 1 nomination

  • 2015–16, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, National Theatre of Scotland and Live Theatre, Best Production, Nominated

Chris Hannan: 2 nominations

  • 2010–11, The Three Musketeers and the Princess of Spain, Traverse Theatre Company, Won
  • 2010–11, The Three Musketeers and the Princess of Spain, Traverse Theatre Company, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated

Zinnie Harris: 3 nominations, inc 1 win

  • 2015–16, This Restless House, Citizens Theatre and National Theatre of Scotland, won
  • 2015–16, This Restless House, Citizens Theatre and National Theatre of Scotland, Best Production, Nominated
  • 2017–18, Meet Me at Dawn, Traverse Theatre Company, Nominated

David Harrower: 3 nominations

  • 2005–06, Blackbird, Edinburgh International Festival, Won
  • 2011–12, A Slow Air, Tron Theatre Company, Nominated
  • 2013–14, Ciara, Traverse Theatre Company/Datum Point Productions, Won

Andrea Hart: 1 nomination

  • 2003–04, Nothing, Citizens Theatre Company, Nominated

Sam Holcroft: 1 nomination

  • 2008–09, Cockroach, Traverse Theatre Company, Nominated

Kieran Hurley: 4 nominations, inc 2 wins

  • 2009–10, Hitch, The Arches, Nominated
  • 2011–12, BEATS, The Arches, Won
  • 2016–17, Heads Up, Show and Tell, Won
  • 2018–19, Mouthpiece, Traverse Theatre Company, Nominated

David Ireland: 1 nomination, inc 1 win

  • 2018–19, Ulster American, Traverse Theatre Company, Won

DC Jackson: 2 nominations

  • 2007–08, The Wall, Borderline Theatre Company, Nominated
  • 2014–15, Kill Johnny Glendenning, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Nominated

Christine Johnston: 2 nominations

  • 2018–19, Baba Yaga, Imaginate and Windmill, Nominated
  • 2018–19, Baba Yaga, Imaginate and Windmill, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated

Dennis Kelly: 1 nomination

  • 2009–10, Orphans, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Nominated

David Leddy: 1 nomination

  • 2008–09, Sub Rosa, Citizens Theatre Company, Nominated

Liz Lochhead: 1 nomination

  • 2007–08, Educating Agnes, Theatre Babel, Nominated

Nicola McCartney: 2 nominations

  • 2004–05, Standing Wave, Reeling and Writhing, Nominated
  • 2006–07, The Lion of Kabul, Catherine Wheels, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated

Martin McCormick: 1 nomination

  • 2014–15, Squash, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Won

Alan McHugh: 2 nominations

  • 2009–10, Cinderella, Citizens Theatre Company, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated
  • 2010–11, Beauty and the Beast, Citizens Theatre Company, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated

Gordon McIntyre: 1 nomination

  • 2008–09, Midsummer, Traverse Theatre Company, Nominated

Gary McNair: 1 nomination

  • 2015–16, A Gambler’s Guide to Dying, Gary McNair with Show and Tell, Nominated

Johnny McKnight: 1 nomination

  • 2012–13, The Incredible Adventures of See Thru Sam, Random Accomplice, Best Show for Children and Young People Nominated
  • 2013–14, A Perfect Stroke, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Nominated

Linda McLean: 1 nomination

  • 2012–13, Sex & God, Magnetic North, Nominated

Andy Manley: 3 nominations

  • 2016–17: Black Beauty, Red Bridge and Traverse Theatre Company, Nominated
  • 2016–17: Mikey and Addie, Red Bridge, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated
  • 2018–19, Stick By Me, Red Bridge Arts, Best Show for Children and Young People, Won

Xana Marwick: 1 nomination

  • 2018–19, Nests, Frozen Charlotte and Stadium Rock, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated

Douglas Maxwell: 3 nominations

  • 2004–05, If Destroyed True, Dundee Rep Theatre, Nominated
  • 2005–06, Mancub, Vanishing Point, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated
  • 2012–13, A Respectable Widow Takes to Vulgarity, A Play, a Pie and a Pint and the Traverse Theatre Company, Edinburgh, Nominated

Rosemary Myers: 2 nominations

  • 2018–19, Baba Yaga, Imaginate and Windmill, Nominated
  • 2018–19, Baba Yaga, Imaginate and Windmill, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated

Anthony Neilson: 1 nomination

  • 2004–05, The Wonderful World of Dissocia, Edinburgh International Festival, Won

Ronan O’Donnell: 1 nomination

  • 2011–12, Angels, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Nominated

Andrew O’Hagan: 1 nomination

  • 2011–12, Enquirer, National Theatre of Scotland, Nominated

Deborah Orr: 1 nomination

  • 2011–12, Enquirer, National Theatre of Scotland, Nominated

Morna Pearson: 4 nominations

  • 2006–07, Distracted, Traverse Theatre Company, Nominated
  • 2012–13, The Artist Man and the Mother Woman, Traverse Theatre Company, Nominated
  • 2015–16, Lost at Sea, Catherine Wheels Theatre Company, commissioned by Edinburgh International Science Festival working in partnership with Imaginate, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated
  • 2016–17: Doctor Stirlingshire’s Discovery, Grid Iron/Lung Ha, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated

Karine Polwart: 1 nomination

  • 2016–17: Wind Resistance, Royal Lyceum Theatre Company, Nominated

Ursula Rani Sama: 1 nomination

  • 2009–10, The Dark Things, Traverse Theatre Company, Won

Shona Reppe: 3 nominations

  • 2016–17: Black Beauty, Red Bridge and Traverse Theatre Company, Nominated
  • 2018–19, Baba Yaga, Imaginate and Windmill, Nominated
  • 2018–19, Baba Yaga, Imaginate and Windmill, Best Show for Children and Young People, Nominated

Stef Smith: 1 nomination

  • 2010–11, Roadkill, Pachamama, Nominated

Simon Stephens: 1 nomination

  • 2008–09, Pornography, Traverse Theatre Company, Won

Molly Taylor: 1 nomination

  • 2010–11, Love Letters to the Public Transport System, National Theatre of Scotland, Nominated

John Tiffany: 1 nomination

  • 2011–12, Enquirer, National Theatre of Scotland, Nominated

Anita Vettesse: 1 nomination

  • 2015–16, Ring Road, produced by A Play, a Pie and a Pint, presented by the Traverse Theatre, Nominated

Louise Welsh: 1 nomination

  • 2005–06, The Importance of Being Alfred, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Nominated

Alan Wilkins: 1 nomination

  • 2007–08, Carthage Must Be Destroyed, Traverse Theatre Company, Won

Ruth Wishart: 1 nomination

  • 2011–12, Enquirer, National Theatre of Scotland, Nominated