Writing projects by Norfolk playwright and actor – Marie Cooper

Marie Cooper’s Writing Portfolio

Welcome to my writing portfolio. I am incredibly fortunate to have been born and raised in beautiful, medieval Norwich, a UNESCO City of Literature and The City of Stories. It is perhaps unsurprising then that I find my home city very frequently makes an appearance in my playwriting and screenwriting.

A girl sitting in the middle of the road depicting the screenplay Acoustic by Marie Cooper

Acoustic – Horror Screenplay

Reading Time: 4 minutes Acoustic is a short horror screenplay written by Marie Cooper and submitted to the Frights Camera Action contest in 2021

silhouette of ninja with words Marie Cooper Screenwriting battle

Screenwriting Battle 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes Marie Cooper talks about her experience taking part in Screenwriting Battle in November 2021 and writing ‘Acorns’, a ten minute SciFi screenplay.

Notebook that reads Marie Cooper Writes 14 Screenplays

14 Screenplays 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Marie Cooper writing 14 screenplays in 14 days with the Scriptly Writing Challenge

Feathers and Pennies: Poems and Stories for the Matchgirls book cover

Arm in Arm in 1888

Reading Time: 2 minutes Marie Cooper’s short poem, ‘Arm in Arm in 1888’ celebrating the achievements of the Matchgirls, is included in the book ‘Feathers and Pennies: Poems and Stories for the Matchgirls’. Published by Thamesis.

Norwich Cathedral in a puddle, taken by Norfolk playwright Marie Cooper

Walking Plays 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes Marie Cooper playwright, wrote, ‘Unlocked’, a short Play that is one of a collection of Walking Plays written by international playwrights from the US, Canada and the UK.

Monologues by Norwich Playwright Marie Cooper

Monologues

Reading Time: 2 minutes Monologues written by Marie Cooper.

Notebook that reads Marie Cooper Writes 28 Plays

28 Plays 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes Marie Cooper wrote 28 plays in 28 days with the 28 Plays Later Challenge

An autumnal tabletop and notepad saying Marie Cooper writes 14 screenplays 2020 in Scriptly Writing Challenge 2020

14 Screenplays 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes I saw an ad on the BBC Writer’s Room Twitter feed. It asked the question, “Could you write 14 short scripts in 14 days?” Challenge accepted.

Image of the Spirit of the Place feedback board

Abandoned Places

Reading Time: 3 minutes Marie Cooper wrote, ‘Abandoned Places’, a short play that was integrated into ‘The Spirit of the Place’ promenade production.

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