Who We Are
Founder & Director
Maureen has been acting for over 40 years in Theatre, TV, Film and Radio. She founded Witsherface in 2015 with Jacqui McAlpine to encourage women to write and perform comedy.
Witsherface has come a long way since then, as well as working with professional artists we have also created and developed several projects with communities in the East End of Glasgow.
We want to create a safe space for people to try out new writing and collaborate with other creatives. One of our aims is to develop a writing program for those who feel marginalised and would like the opportunity to write their own material. We are looking to develop all kinds of writing genres, not only comedy!
We have several projects in the pipeline and are looking forward to getting them up and running!
Founder & Producer
Sarah is proudly one of the founding members of Witsherface and has been involved over the years as an Actress, Writer, Producer and Director. From live shows to recorded sketches, from radio shows to presenting, from stand up to online platforms – Sarah has loved all aspects of working with the talent in Witsherface.
Sarah went to Warwick University & gained a BA Hons in English & Theatre Studies. She then trained at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama graduating with a Distinction.
Sarah has a passion for new writing and script development so is delighted to currently be the Story Producer at River City (BBC Studios).
Sarah has worked as an Actress for over 25 years in Film, TV, Theatre & Radio (BAFTA Scotland & IFTA). At the heart of what Sarah enjoys most is working with people. As well as her work in the creative industry, she also works as a Behavioural Coach in the public & private sectors.
Sarah will always be right behind the work at Witsherface and will support in any possible way she can! Mon the lassies.
Writer & Producer
Donna Allan has been a member of Witsherface since 2017 when she joined as a writer. Since then she has been involved in writing, producing, editing, and anything else which comes along.
Donna has a BA (Hons) 1st Class in Broadcast Production and an MA in Television Fiction Writing. Donna is passionate about film, television, theatre, and writing.
Donna loves the unusual, weird, and true crime. She is passionate about telling true stories which reflect everyday lives. In a previous life, Donna was a Mental Health Nurse and lives with her long-suffering wife and dog.