Norrie MacLaren

Screenwriter, Visual Artist

1948 –


Who is Norrie MacLaren?

Norman Angus MacLaren is a Scottish Highlands-based television and film producer, fashion photographer, scriptwriter, artist, and environmentalist. McLaren was born and raised in Scotland and is the son of Lady Edith MacLaren and grandson of Edith Abney-Hastings, 12th Countess of Loudoun.

Maclaren has been involved in photography, editing and/or art direction for many British publications, such as Harpers & Queen, Deluxe and Boulevard. MacLaren's fashion photography was acquired by the British Council, for a round the world touring exhibition titled 'Look At Me'. He has collaborated with Punk Design Team Rocking Russian by contributing photography, directing pop promos and designing record sleeves. Since Channel 4 began he has produced many arts, lifestyle, investigative documentaries and youth programmes, most notably the ground breaking gardening series Dig, the Working Title co-production Get a Grip on Sex, and the invention of Video Diaries.

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May 6, 1948

on July 23, 2013


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