Erin
Carter

Writer for stage, television and radio. 


Director and Movement Director for stage.


Having come to story-telling as a performer, Erin now creates work across disciplines; writing for stage, screen and radio, together with directing and creating movement for new theatrical productions. A Scottish artist, Erin’s work has been performed in the UK and Internationally, to critical acclaim. Her latest theatre offering VII, a National Theatre of Malta commission is currently Arts Council nominated for; Best Production, Most Innovative Production and The People’s Choice Award.

Alongside creating new work, Erin continues to train and support new artists, leading the Actor & Actor Musician programmes at Leeds Conservatoire. Erin’s passion and politics are as present in an education setting as they are in her writing, with her widening access work winning her a Teaching Excellence Award.

The breadth and multi-disciplinary nature of Erin’s credits reflects her professional mantra that; story-telling is story-telling is story-telling.    



CV

Film

Writer 

Gold
Feature

Feature script, feel good, political sports drama.

Steeley Eyed Films
Commission

Television

Writer 

Regular drama series set in a close-knit Glasgow community.

BBC Scotland for BBC1
Producer Micky MacPherson & Simon Parsons
Director Simon Hynd
Starring
  • Evie Brassington
  • Roderick Gilkison
  • Julia Taudevin
  • Muireann Kelly
  • Kim Allan
  • Gemma Jones
  • Keemal Deen-Ellis
  • Travel through Great Aunt Lizzie's Teacup to discover the stories behind the objects of the past.

    Episodes: Seal Matrix, Ear Ornament & Pig Rattle

    Plum Films for Cbeebies

    Radio

    Writer 

    Producer Sharon Sephton
    Director Sharon Sephton

    Broadcaster Lemn Sissay's Radio 4 pick of the week and play of the year.

    Production Company Prison Radio Association
    Broadcaster Radio 4

    Theatre

    Writer 

    Director Philipa Cassar
    Starring
  • The New Victorians
  • International Ensemble of actors
  • ZfinMalta contemporary dancers
  • A collaboration with electroacoustic sister duo The New Victorians, commemorating 100 years since the Sette Giugno riots.

    The National Theatre of Malta
    Director Gemma Fairlie

    Theatre short, produced by The Old Vic, performed in the UK and USA.

    Old Vic & The Public Theatre, New York
    Director Peter Darney
    Starring
  • Matthew Gibbs
  • Samson Kayo
  • Elizabeth Jane Holmes
  • Vincent Williams
  • Theatre short about two young brothers deciding whether to bury the man or the memory. Part of Six Degrees.

    Soho Theatre
    Director Hannah Chiswick
    Starring
  • Laura Checkley
  • Rapid response short, inspired by Paloma Faith's 'Do You Want The Truth Or Something Beautiful'.

    Theatre 503
    Director Gemma Fairlie

    One act play, title based on the Jamaican Patwah phrase, wanting something and not being able to handle achieving it. Also, the plot.

    Tristan Bates Theatre
    Director Mel Hilliard

    One act play, about a student becoming the third wheel in her professor's marriage.

    Kings Head Theatre
    Producer Zeitgeist Theatre Company
    Director David Dorian

    Short play, about a woman who uses a pandemic as an opportunity to put her abusive husband in isolation.

    Kings Head Theatre

    Writer & Director 

    Starring
  • Neshla Caplan
  • Nicollette MacLeod
  • Collaboration with folk musician Nicollette MacLeod. Interactive play with audience cued story and live music

    Tron Theatre Glasgow
    Starring
  • The New Victorians
  • Janice Forsyth
  • Interactive show introducing children to electronic sound production.

    The Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

    Director 

    Producer National Theatre of Scotland

    Devised work, created with an International Ensemble from across the Commonwealth countries. Physical theatre, site specific performance.

    Rotunda & Site Specific, Glasgow

    Director & Choreographer 

    Writer Nick Lane

    Original, anarchic adaptation by Nick Lane, featuring a company of Actor Musicians.

    The Stephen Joseph Theatre

    Associate Director & Movement Director 

    The Stephen Joseph Theatre
    The Stephen Joseph Theatre

    A new production of this film and stage classic reimagined in the round.

    Theatr Clwyd/The Stephen Joseph Theatre

    Movement Director 

    Starring
  • Serena Manteghi
  • Winner of the Holden Street Theatre's Edinburgh Fringe Award 2018, Adelaide Fringe Best Theatre Weekly Award and The Sunday Mail's Best Female Solo Show 2019.

    Build A Rocket is a powerful and uplifting one-woman show about triumph over adversity.

    Edinburgh Fringe, Adelaide Fringe, Latitude Festival & UK Tour

    Choreographer 

    Original tap choreography for the first 'in the round' production.

    The Stephen Joseph Theatre
    The Stephen Joseph Theatre