Dermot Bolger

Playwright and writer for film and televison
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Theatre

Writer

The Holy Ground
Edinburgh Fringe First
DirectorDavid Byrne
Starring
  • Pat Leavy
  •  
    A one woman show about an unhappy marriage
    Gate Theatre, Dublin
     
     
    In High Germany is a one act play set on platform 4 of the Altona Railway station in Hamburg in 1988.
    Gate Theatre, Dublin
     
    The Lament for Arthur Cleary
    Samuel Beckett Award
     
    Dermot Bolger's award-winning debut play
    Dublin Theatre Festival
     
     
    A play about the past letting go of a house and the future taking possession of it.
    Peacock Theatre, Dublin
     
    Blinded By The Light
    Listowel Prize
    DirectorCaroline Fitzgerald
     
    Blinded by the Light is a frantic black farce
    Abbey Theatre, Dublin
     
    From These Green Heights
    Irish Times/ESB Irish Theatre Award, 2004
     
    A play about the lives of two Dublin families from 1960 to 2004.
    Axis Arts Centre, Ballymum
     

    Film

    Writer

    ProducerMartin Bruce-Clayton
    DirectorSue Clayton
    Starring
  • Jonathan Rhys Meyers
  • Luke Griffin
  •  
    A film about lost friendship.
    Channel 4
    First City Features
     
    ProducerAndrew Eaton
    DirectorMichael Winterbottom
     
    Feature film adaptation of Dermot's novel
    Revolution Films
     
    ProducerLynda Myles
     
    Feature film adaptation of Dermot Bolger's own novel.

     

    TV

    Writer

    DirectorCharlie McCarthy
    Starring
  • David Foster
  • Liam O'Brien
  •  
    Screenplay for RTE1/BBC2
    RTE for BBC
     

    Radio

    Writer

    ProducerKirsty Williams
    Starring
  • Paul Hickey
  •  

    Short story for BBC Radio 4

    Production Company BBC Scotland
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4