Leather and Lace

Chris Aronsten

Crime • Drama

When the leaders of the Gypsy Motorcycle Club are gunned down in a massacre, three of the women left behind take over the club and plot revenge against the man responsible.


Gold Coast hinterland, present day. The nefarious activities and macho, amphetamine-fuelled culture of outlaw motorcycle gangs have changed little in the last 30 years. But bikie wives are no longer rock and roll-style molls with big hair and leather pants. These days they are fashion forward, Instagram famous, plastic surgery-enhanced …

About Chris Aronsten

Chris is a graduate of the AFTRS (BA, Screenwriting) and the NIDA playwriting studio. His short film, Call Waiting, won the Best Screenplay Award at the 1998 British Short Film Festival. His television credits include Going Home (SBS) David Tench Tonight (Ten) and Comedy Inc. – The Late Shift (Nine). Between 2005 and 2007 Chris wrote a satirical advice column for the Sydney Morning Herald. In 2005, he was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to research writers’ theatres in the UK, Ireland and the USA. Plays include Human Resources (Darlinghurst Theatre 2006), Malice Toward None (Old Fitzroy Theatre, 2012) and The Lunch Hour (Darlinghurst Theatre, 2012) In 2013, Chris was awarded Inscription’s Edward Albee Playwriting Scholarship. In 2017, Chris will tour his monologue What would Cathy do? to three international festivals: The One Festival (New York), The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and United Solo (New York).York), The Edinburgh Fringe.

Chris Aronsten Screenwriter
Chris Aronsten