About Gail Louw

Gail is an award winning playwright with plays performed both in the UK and across three continents in the USA, South Africa and Australia.


Lates review quotes from the London run of

Shackleton’s Carpenter

“…a nuanced and masterful performance worthy of a Beckett play”

The Guardian

“Rennie holds the audience spellbound with a bravura performance”

London Living Large

“a no-holds-barred tour-de-force of immensely gripping integrity”

Theatre World

“A tremendous, unforgettable performance “

Theatre Cat


Gail Louw:Plays


The Ice Cream Boys

A Life Twice Given

Larkin Descending

Shackleton’s Carpenter

Being Brahms

The Mitfords

Two Sisters

Blonde Poison

Miss Dietrich Regrets


The Half Life Of Love

…And This Is My Friend, Mr Laurel

Joe Ho Ho

Camera Obscura

My Beautiful Arse

Killing Faith

Tell Me Where It Hurts

Steps Out Of Time

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