Liz Lochhead – Honorary President
One of Scotland’s most popular dramatists, Liz Lochhead is author of Sugar and Spice, Blood and Ice, Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off and adaptations of Tartuffe and Medea. Her work for television includes Latin for a Dark Room, which was screened as part of the BBC Tartan Shorts season at the 1994 Edinburgh International Film Festival, and the Story of Frankenstein for Yorkshire Television. Her poetry includes Memo for Spring, which won a Scottish Arts Council Book Award, and The Colour of Black and White: Poems 1984-2003. Read Liz's piece for the Guardian on the importance of Robert Burns.