Laurence Wilson's debut play, Surf's Up, was nominated for a Manchester Evening News Award for Best New Play and a Liverpool Echo Award for Best New Talent in Theatre in 2003.
Laurence went on to become the Pearson Writer-in-Residence at the Liverpool Everyman in 2005-06. His play, Lost Monsters, premiered at the theatre in 2009 and was met with great critical acclaim. In 2010 Laurence's play Cardboard Guitar Man won the award for Best Production at the Daily Post Awards 2010. Laurence also won the Brian Way Award for his play Blackberry Troutface. In spring 2011 Tiny Volancoes toured the UK for a successful three week run.
Blackberry Trout Face returned to the stage in September 2011 for a three week UK tour.
In 2012 Laurence was chosen to write for Coming Up. Postcode Lottery, directed by Tom Marshal, which aired on Channel 4 in 2013.
Laurence also writes for radio and television. In 2007 Laurence wrote Sgt. Peppers Lonley Hearts Club Band for BBC Radio 4 as part of a series of short radio plays to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Beatles album. His 2008 radio play, Tin Man, was nominated for the Richard Imison Award.