David Cosgrove

Argyll David Cosgrove

Musical in development

With Tony Award winner Don Black

Comedy drama in development

With Karen Dunbar

Elemental Fear

Feature film in post production

Three Steps to Heaven

Script, Musical

Uncle Dad

Children’s TV series, CiTV


Scottish Youth Theatre

When A Star Falls

Scottish Youth Theatre


David’s involvement with and support from ScreenHI through attending and participating in a number of writing workshops for television and film, was a significant factor in him being awarded a full scholarship for the MA in Television Fiction Writing at Glasgow Caledonian University, 2010/11 David has had a varied career, writing for theatre, television, and radio, and his first feature film, Elemental Fear is currently in post production.

As an Associate Artist with Scottish Youth Theatre he leads courses in writing for 16-25 year olds, and has also contributed several plays to the company’s repertoire; two of which, When A Star Falls and Geordie were part of the Scotland Week celebrations in New York in 2006 and 2007 His comedy material has been performed by Craig Ferguson, Robbie Coltrane, Ford Kiernan, Bruce Morton, Fred MacAulay, Elaine C. Smith, Gerard Kelly, Andy Gray, and Jack Milroy to name a few For the BBC, he has been a script reader, comedy consultant, stand-up judge, and writing tutor.

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