As playwright, AJ Taudevin, Julia's plays, published by Oberon Books, include James Tait Black Award For Drama runner up Some Other Mother, Amnesty Award nominee Chalk Farm which toured internationally, critically acclaimed Mrs Barbour’s Daughters about the legacy of Glasgow’s turn of the 20th century socialist and women’s rights activist Mary Barbour, the full length version of which enjoyed two sell out runs at the Tron Theatre in Glasgow following a sell out run at the Oran Mor and the Traverse Theatre, and critically acclaimed feminist punk-rock gig-theatre show Blow Off which she made in collaboration with Glasgow’s hottest indie-pop duo Tuff Love, electro-punk sound artist Wolf and Kenyan singer-songwriter Heir Of The Cursed. Blow Off premiered at the Traverse Theatre during the Edinburgh Festival 2016 and is building up for a UK and international tour in early 2020 when the album of the show is due to be released by Astir Collective in 2019.
★★★★'The emotional impact is shattering and beautifully conveyed'
The Scotsman on Some Other Mother (nominated for the James Tait Black Award for Drama 2014)
★★★★ 'The writing is brilliant, sharp, poetic, passionate, full of searing insight into the politics of blame, matched with a brilliant eye for the detail of life in divided Britain today.'
The Guardian on Chalk Farm (co-written with Kieran Hurley)
★★★★'Magnificent… A thought provoking piece of radical history'
The Scotsman on Mrs Barbour's Daughters
★★★★ 'Taudevin's punk rock assault on patriarchy as is as incendiary as it is necessary.'
The Herald on Blow Off