Lisa McGee is a stage and screen writer. Born in Derry-Londonderry, she studied Drama at Queen's University Belfast. She was writer on attachment with the Royal National Theatre in London in 2006. Her plays include The Heights, Nineteen Ninety Two, and Girls and Dolls, for which she won the Stewart Parker Trust New Playwright Bursary 2007, and Jump, which has been adapted into a film. Lisa is the writer and creator behind the hit Channel 4 sitcom’s London Irish and Derry Girls.
In this episode we hear from former SHC Fellows, songwriter and producer Iain Archer, and stage and screenwriter Lisa McGee.
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