Fiona Doyle

Playwright

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Biography

Fiona Doyle completed the John Burgess Playwriting Course in 2012. Her work in theatre includes Coolatully (winner of the 2014 Papatango New Writing Prize) at the Finborough Theatre in London and for Mead Theatre Lab in Washington DC; Deluge (winner of the 2014 Eamon Keane Full-Length Play Award) and The Strange Death of John Doe (finalist for the 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize) at Hampstead Theatre Downstairs; The Annihilation of Jessie Leadbeater (ALRA); The Ceasefire Babies (NT Connections) and Ms Y (short) as part of the Young Vic’s Five Plays. Fiona has been the recipient of the Irish Theatre Institute’s Phelim Donlon Playwright’s Bursary and Residency Award in association with the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, a Cill Rialaig Artist residency, a Peggy Ramsay Foundation grant, and has recently been awarded a Fellowship from the MacDowell Colony for their 2018 Winter/Spring season. She has been on attachment at the National Theatre Studio and is currently under commission to the Bridge Theatre. Her work is published by Nick Hern Books and Methuen Drama.

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Theatre

Writer

Director Edward Hall
 
Hampstead Theatre
 
Director George Turvey
Writer Fiona Doyle
 

A new play written in association with Papatango Theatre Company. 
Academy of Live and Recorded Arts
 
Writer Fiona Doyle
 

Play for National Theatre for NT Connections 2018.

The National Theatre
 
Director Diyan Zora
 

Ms Y

Young Vic
 
Deluge
Winner: Eamon Keane Full-length Play Award
Director Anna Ledwick
Starring
  • Elaine Cassidy
  • Gary Lilburn
  • Edward Macliam
  • Charlotte Randler
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    Thriller set on an isolated farm where nature is becoming ever more unpredictable and dangerous


    Hampstead Theatre
     
    Coolatully
    Winner: Papatango New Writing Prize
    Director David Mercatali
    Starring
  • Charlie De Bromhead
  • Yolanda Kettle
  • Kerr Logan
  • Eric Richard
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    Play set in rural Ireland about the challenges facing a young generation and the seductive pull of emigration

    Finborough Theatre
     
    Director Mark Maughan
     

    Play looking at conflict in Ireland across three generations

    Courtyard Theatre
     
    Director Lucy Allan
    Starring
  • Christina Carty
  • Kathryn O'Reilly
  • Rachel Wilcock
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    Short play presented as part of Miniaturists

    Arcola Theatre
     
    Director Rebecca Hill
     

    Presented as part of Little Pieces of Gold

    Southwark Playhouse
     
    Director Lucy Allan
    Starring
  • Kathryn O'Reilly
  • Steven McNicoll
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    Short play presented as part of Miniaturists

    Arcola Theatre
     
    Abigail
    Shortlisted: Eamon Keane Full-Length Play award
     
     
    So Gay
    Play for the Nation's Youth
     
     

    Writer & Director