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Jacqueline Clark

Jacqueline Clark Jacqueline Clark

b.1977. Jacqueline was brought up in Mossbank and lives in Lerwick. She has written and directed for Serpentine Drama, an amateur theatre group which aims to encourage new writing. Her play, Whit’s Ahint, was performed in Lerwick in 2006 and directed by John Haswell.

In February 2006 she was commissioned by the National Theatre of Scotland for HOME Shetland, directed by Wils Wilson. Will Shu had professional readings in Lerwick and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2006, and went on to win the McLellan Award in 2007. Will Shu was performed at the Shetland Hamefarin in June 2010, together with another  play by Jacqueline, Shetland in 60 minutes. Her latest Shetland dialect play, Aert-fast, was performed in the open-air at Tingwall in August 2012, telling a 16th century story of inheritance and dispute, settled at Tingaholm. It was directed by John Haswell.

In 2017 Alzheimer's Scotland, assisted by Shetland ForWirds, published a booklet of poems written by Jacqueline, Reflections apo Haands. The poems were inspired by conversations with elderly knitters and dementia sufferers.


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