ABERDEEN playwright Work includes Guts, Evie, Effie, Bertie, Bryce, Harry, Toulmin, Fooshion and Amang the Craws.
ARTISTIC director of Skeklers, author of Lavender Blue and adapter of Trumpet.
PLAYS include historical comedies Oor Wallace and Golfing Genius for Stirling's Theatre Broad.
NOVELIST branching out to theatre with the short plays Times When I Bite, The Ching Room and The Library.
Reviews: The Moira Monologues (26 August 2010);
Agent: Alan Brodie Representation
AUTHOR of Gagarin Way, The Straits, On Tour, Black Watch and Hoors.
ON the MySpace site for indie pop group the Fire Engines, a rare recording of a George Byatt's Why Does the Pope not Come to Glasgow dating from 1980/81. Byatt died in 1996.
JOHN Byrne doesn't read the papers and hasn't had a television for six years, but he does listen to what he quaintly calls the wireless. This morning, he has heard the news about the inquest into Princess Diana's death. He's irritated by all the talk of "closure", believing the jury's verdict is just another cliffhanger in the great Diana soap opera.
Articles: The Guardian (April 2008); Scotland on Sunday (1 November 2009); Scotland on Sunday (13 April 2010); Reviews: The Government Inspector; Uncle Varick; Tutti Frutti; Nova Scotia; The Cherry Orchard;
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