Mike Gibb is an Aberdeen based playwright with more than a dozen plays and musical plays to his name, all on Scottish themes. These include the Dundee trilogy of Mother of All the Peoples, FivePound & Twa Bairns and Sunday Mornings On Dundee Law, which have enjoyed numerous productions in Dundee Rep and further afield, Clarinda which has toured Scotland and been performed in Pittsburgh, PA and Jacksonville, Florida, Doorways In Drumorty, which recently enjoyed its third major Scottish tour and Outlander the Musical, an adaption of Diana Gabaldon’s books, which spawned a highly successful concept CD.
Mike is currently writing a new piece, with music by Eddie Cairney and Mairi Warren, titled As Long As But A Hundred Of Us to commemorate the 700th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath. He has also written some nine books the most recent being Drumorty Revsited. For further information about his work contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mother of All the Peoples is a play (with music by Mairi Paton Warren) about the life of Scottish missionary Mary Slessor.
Five Pound & Twa Bairns is a play (with music by Mairi Paton Warren) about three women who lose men in the Tay Bridge Rail Disaster
Sunday Mornings On Dundee Law is a play (with music by Kevin Walsh and Malcolm Dowie) about a romance set in the final months of the Second World War.
Clarinda is musical play written with composer Kevin Walsh focusing on the romance between Robert Burns and Nancy McLehose.
Doorways in Drumorty is a play adapted from the book of the same name by Aberdeenshire born Hollywood screenwriter Lorna Moon.
Outlander the Musical is an adaption by Mike Gibb and Kevin Walsh of the Diana Gabaldon book of the same name which spawned a very successful song cycle CD. You can hear clips of all the songs at
Lest We Forget is a play commissioned to mark the 20th anniversary of the Piper Alpha Oilfield Disaster
As Long as but a Hundred of Us is a musical play by Mike Gibb. Music by Mairi Warren and Eddie Cairney It is a light hearted look at the Declaration of Arbroath and the characters involved.