Lisa Goldman

Author of The No Rules Handbook, Director, Writer & Script Consultant

My Writing

In 2011, after running new writing theatre companies for fifteen years, Lisa focussed once again on her own writing. She has recently been exploring her potential as a novelist - a new medium for her. In 2013 she completed an MA in Creative and Life writing as a scholarship student at Goldsmiths University. She is presently writing a children's novel Roots Corner.  In 2012, The No Rules Handbook for Writers was published by Oberon Books.

Previous productions and readings - drama

A Couple of Poor Polish Speaking Romanians by Dorota Maslowska co-translated with Paul Sirett. Produced Soho Theatre 2008

Hoxton Story ACE funded site-specific walkabout piece in Hoxton 2005

My Picture of You  screenplay developed with support of PAL Screenwriting Lab 2004

Flying Colours refugees in a Berlin hostel. Travelling Light Theatre Tour 1993

Electra in Berlin 1992  researched in Berlin after fall of the wall. Public reading 1996  

Discover my Dream youth musical co-written with Debbie Plentie commissioned and produced by Theatre Royal Stratford East 1991

The Good Society (big cast epic) staged reading by the Women’s Theatre Group 1991

The Diaries of Hannah Cullwick  Whilst writer-in-residence at Essex University  1990

On the Bridge co-written with Sarah Tuck, Oval House Theatre 1990

Published Non-Fiction
 

The NO RULES Handbook for writers Oberon Books 2012

Silence one story and another is Born in Theatre Censorship past and present: Studies from around the World, edited by Catherine O’Leary and Mike Thompson, London: Routledge September 2015

Hoxton Story booklet based on interviews, edited and introduced by Lisa Goldman. To read click here.  

Commissioned articles include Red Pepper Magazine 2008, Contemporary Theatre Review 1991 as well as giving extended interviews. From 2005-2010 these included to Index on Censorship, The Guardian, The Stage, Time Out, Theatre Voice, New Statesman, the Ham and High and Contemporary Theatre Review.

 

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