"I loved Deborah Klayman’s Boundary, which brought images of cities divided by war home to the famous urban boundary between Edinburgh and Leith."
Awards and Associations
Traverse Fifty - Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
Cambridge University Press "Channel the Bard" competition winner (with Ali Kemp)
Old Diorama Arts Centre Associate Performer Scheme award (with Ali Kemp)
Deborah Klayman - Playwright
But For Us (with Ali Kemp) | 120 mins | 2022
The Boundary | 90 mins | 2021
Trapped (with Ali Kemp) | 25 mins | 2018
Smash & Grab | 15 mins | 2014
Lock Up Your Sons | 20 mins | 2014
Heart's Desire (with Ali Kemp) | 15 mins | 2014
Madjesty (with Ali Kemp) | 15 mins | 2014
Cause for Alarm | 15 mins | 2013
Civil | 10 mins | 2013
Losing Light (with Ali Kemp) | 20 mins | 2013
The Boundary | 5 mins | 2013
Cascade of Baubles (with Ali Kemp) | 20 mins | 2012
My Bloody Laundrette (with Ali Kemp) | 15 mins | 2012
eXclusion (with Ali Kemp) | 75 mins | 2011
Eve & Lilith (with Jessica Martenson) | 60 mins | 2005
Janetarium | 20 mins | 1994
Deborah is an award-winning playwright and co-founder of Whoop 'n' Wail Theatre Company. Whoop 'n' Wail are Associate Performers at the Old Diorama Arts Centre.
Deborah's plays include:
The Boundary (Plays for Edinburgh, Traverse Theatre), Civil (Write Here Festival, Traverse Theatre), Lock Up Your Sons (Lost Theatre), Smash & Grab (Lost Theatre), Eve & Lilith (Edinburgh Festival Fringe) and Janetarium (Class Act, Traverse Theatre).
With Ali Kemp:
But For Us (Rehearsed Readings at The Bush Studio and Old Diorama Arts Centre), eXclusion (UK Tour), Losing Light (Canal Cafe and Rochester Literature Festival), Madjesty (Waterloo East Theatre), Heart's Desire (Waterloo East Theatre), Trapped (Rehearsed Reading), Cascade of Baubles (Horsebridge Arts Centre), and My Bloody Laundrette (Cambridge University Press 'Channel the Bard' competition winner).