Leigh is an Irish actor, writer and stand-up comic. She trained as an actor at the Gaiety School of Acting: The National Theatre School of Ireland and as a comedy writer at The National Film and Television School

Since graduating from drama school, Leigh has been touring her one-woman show Sacrament with her theatre company, Minerva Productions.

★★★★ “Left me utterly mesmerised…it ended with me smiling from ear to ear at just what a revelation it was. Bravo Leigh Douglas, bravo” – Everything Theatre

★★★★ “Draws you in and offers a truly moving resolution…truly remarkable” – London Pub Theatres

“Evokes comparisons to A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing” – Sunday Business Post

“Douglas captivates in a poignant tale of catholic repression” – Sunday Business Post

“This play will resonate with anyone who has ever struggled with their own sense of identity, irrespective of sexuality” – EILE Magazine

“A tour de force of a performance” – Midnight Murphy

Sacrament has been staged at The King’s Head, the Vault Festival, The Bunker and Theatre Upstairs, Dublin. As a writer, Leigh’s work has been staged at the The Ovalhouse, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Hope, and the Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival.