Marie Cooper

Marie Cooper

Marie Cooper is a Norfolk playwright and actor, living and working in the historic city of Norwich, England. She writes and performs for the stage.

Plays

  • Unlocked (Part of the Walking Plays Anthology 2021)
    Hannah discovered something about her partner, Ryan that unnerved her. She panicked and ran. Both Ryan and her friend Lauren are out looking for Hannah along Norwich riverside.

    Part of The Walking Plays anthology, curated by Claudia Haas.
  • Six - A monologue
    A grieving mother agonizes over how she is ever going to tell her little girl that her daddy will never be coming home.
  • The Jade Palace
    Emily finds herself confused, alone and vulnerable in the hotel lobby of The Jade Palace. It's late, she shouldn't be there. Only the staff remain and at least one of them wants her to move on.
  • The Elbow Grease Strategy
    Based on Brechtian theatre. Jessica lives in a bedsit that she can not stand and can not get out of.
    Her grandmother thinks that all Jessica needs to do is clean the place up, work harder, and save some money. Neither of them fully see or appreciate what Jessica is up against.
  • Cat Sick
    Everyone is looking for Alex. His house burned down. He seems more worried about the cat, than his house.
  • Do-over
    A very short duologue - a conversation between a young woman and an older woman. Two versions of the same person talking to their old and younger self.