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Full length Plays

Dawn - one woman rap musical. Extract shown at One Festival, The Space, London 2017. Full piece was to be shown at Elevator Festival, Live Theatre, Newcastle, Summerhall Edinburgh and Katzpace London, March 2020 (cancelled due to Covid).

‘Combo of astute writing and pitch-perfect delivery’ Breaking The Fourth Wall

Chickens Don't Fly  - Playwrights Studio Scotland Bursary, Writers Guild Playwrights' Progress Award, developed at the Scottish Royal Conservatoire, Glasgow and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, 2014. Showcase at Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh.

All About It - play for young people. Little Fish Theatre, London schools tour 2008 

‘Fascinating...showed the transformative power of live theatre’ Community Care magazine

The Lemon Princess - West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, 2005. Published by Oberon 

'The Lemon Princess deserves repeated airings before as wide an audience as possible’

Lynne Walker, the Independent

'Actors and audience were literally in tears as the play closed to a standing ovation – a rarity for the playhouse' BBC Online

Round Jamie’s - Stoke Newington Media Arts College, London, National Youth Arts Festival, 2002

Storeys - Finborough Theatre, London, 2000.

‘Rachael McGill writes with a rhythm and honesty that weave poetry from the prosaic’

Sara Abdulla, Time Out

Short Plays

Sunburn - Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock, 2016, The Miniaturists at Arcola Theatre, London, 2007, Everyword festival at Liverpool Everyman, 2007

Evenings - The Miniaturists at Arcola Theatre, London, 2007

Gale Force Clothes Pegs - The Miniaturists at Southwark Playhouse, London, 2006. Published in Brand Literary magazine, Spring/Summer 2008

Operation Postage Stamp  - The Puppet Centre/Soho Theatre, London, 2006

The Baba Yaga - BAC, London, 2005 

Butter Fish Parrot Fish - Stoke Newington Festival, London, 2000. Shortlisted for London Writers' Awards 2001

Ten Fingers and Ten Toes - Bitch Kiss festival at BAC, London, 1999

 ‘witty, tangential writing’ Maddy Costa, Time Out

Radio Plays

Poppy Seeds - BBC Radio 4 afternoon play, 2007. Repeated 2008.

‘Radio Choice,’ Times, Telegraph, Guardian, Observer, Independent on Sunday. Radio Times Choice: ‘Rachael McGill’s controversial play raises important questions’

‘One of the best afternoon plays I have heard’ Jeremy Howe, Commissioning Editor BBC Radio 4

Minor Characters -  five episode adaptation, BBC Radio 4 Women’s Hour, 2006. 

‘Rachael McGill’s zesty adaptation...real verve and joy’

Elisabeth Mahoney, The Guardian

Scissors and Ribbon - written with Hannah McGill. BBC Radio 4 afternoon play, 2004. Radio Times Critics’ Choice.

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