Kris Haddow


Kris Haddow is a Scottish playwright, poet and performer. He is currently attached to the Traverse Theatre as one of the Traverse Fifty, and is a former mentee of the Playwrights' Studio, Scotland. In 2011, Kris wrote and performed his one-man comedy 2h:9m:37s at the Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival before touring Scotland in Spring 2012. Kris has won awards for both poetry and prose written in Scots dialect. His poem On Times Austere was engraved in glass and installed at The Globe Inn, Dumfries following Windows for Burns Night. Recent performances include King Lear Citizens Theatre (Best Music and Sound, CATS 2012), Girl X and Five Minute Theatre National Theatre of Scotland, Romeo and Juliet Scottish Ballet, On the Rim of the World Scottish Opera & Citizens Theatre, music/vocals for Fair Friday Citz Community Co, and Garrow's Law BBC Scotland. A trained baritone, Kris sings at suppers and concerts across Scotland.

  • Work
    • Playwright
    • Poet
    • Performer
  • Education
    • Open University