Leesa
Harker

Author and playwright

Leesa Harker is an award-winning writer and producer based in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

She is a graduate of Queens University, with a Masters degree in Creative Writing (screenwriting) – Distinction.

Leesa has written and produced multiple plays, which have been produced in the UK, Ireland and Australia. She has written a radio comedy pilot, which was produced by BBC Northern Ireland and she has written comedy sketches for Soft Border Patrol, which was also produced by BBC Northern Ireland.

Leesa has worked as a Trainee Script Editor for Long Story TV on the second series of Hope Street for Britbox and the BBC.

You literally couldn’t write the stuff – but Leesa Harker can!!

GNI Magazine
GNI Magazine on Maggie: YerMa

Belfast humour that will leave you will tears rolling down your cheeks.

Belfast Live
Belfast Live on Maggie: YerMa

CV

Theatre

Writer 

Writer 
Director Andrea Montgomery
Grand Opera House Belfast
Writer 
Director Andrea Montgomery
Northern Ireland Tour
Writer 
Director Andrea Montgomery
Northern Ireland Tour
Writer 
Director Andrea Montgomery
mac Theatre
Writer 
Director Martin Lynch
UK & World Tour
Writer 
Director Martin Lynch
Northern Ireland Tour

Writer & Producer 

Writer / Producer 
Director Andrea Montgomery
Grand Opera House Belfast

Television

Writer 

Writer 
Producer Marie McDonald
The Comedy Unit/BBC NI

Script Editor 

Script Editor 
Producer Paul Marquess & Donna Wiffen
BBC1

Radio

Writer 

Writer & creator 
Creator Leesa Harker
Production Company BBC
Broadcaster Radio Ulster