Louise Wallwein is a Poet and Playwright with a reputation as an explosive artist. Her work includes an award winning one-woman show on the wing of a WWII Shackleton aircraft in Manchester. Since then she has had work produced by Contact, The Royal Exchange, Sydney Opera House, Red Ladder, Sheffield Crucible and BBC Radios 3 and 4. Her ballad ‘The Island, The Sea, The Volunteer and the Refugee’ was a Radio 4 Pick of the Year 2016.
Louise was raised in more than a dozen different children’s homes and discovered her voice when she left care and wrote her first play aged 17.