Alan Bissett

Playwright, novelist, performer, bletherer.


Alan also writes film scripts, radio plays and television screenplays. In 2009, director Adam Stafford turned The Shutdown, a short non-fiction story Alan wrote about growing up next to one of Europe’s largest petrochemical plants and the harrowing experience of an explosion that temporarily deformed his father, into a multi award-winning documentary short, which Alan supplied the narration for. The Shutdown was produced by Accidental Media.

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Alan is also now writing for Scotland’s most popular long-running TV drama, River City.