Conor McPherson

Playwright and writer for film
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Theatre

Writer

Director Josie Rourke
Starring
  • Risteárd Cooper
  • Brian Cox
  • Dervla Kirwan
  • Peter McDonald
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    Revival of Conor's Olivier Award-winning play
    Donmar Warehouse
     
    Producer Donmar Warehouse
    Director Titas Holder
    Starring
  • Daniel Lapaine
  • Kevin R McNally
  • Indira Varma
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    New adaptation of Strindberg's play
    Trafalgar Studios
     
    Director Ian Rickson
    Starring
  • Brian Cox
  • Bronagh Gallagher
  • Andrew Scott
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    Drama following a man who is forced to confront the family he hasn't seen in years
    Royal Court Theatre, London
     
    The Weir
    Winner: Olivier Award for Best New Play 1999
    Director Ian Rickson
    Starring
  • Miles Anderson
  • Daniel Flynn
  • Ruth Gemmell
  • Karl Johnson,
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    Drama following four men in a pub as they try to impress a young woman with supernatural stories
    Royal Court Theatre, London
     

    Director

    Writer Billy Roche
    Starring
  • Dawn Bradfield
  • Angela Irvine
  • Garrett Keogh
  • Laurence Kinlan
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    Drama about life in Wrexford in the 1970s
    The Gate Theatre, Dublin
     

    Writer & Director

    Producer Donmar Warehouse
    Starring
  • Caoilfhionn Dunne
  • Brian Gleeson
  • Ciarán Hinds
  • Michael McElhatton
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    New play looking at humanity in the most unlikely of situations
    Donmar Warehouse
     
    Starring
  • Sinead Cusack
  • Denise Gough
  • Ciaran Hinds
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    Adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier's short story about a town attacked by vicious birds
    The Gate Theatre, Dublin
     
    The Seafarer
    Olivier Award nomationa for Best New Play, 2007
    Starring
  • Conleth Hill
  • Jim Norton
  • Ron Cook
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    Play following four neighbours who meet on Christmas Eve and discover more may be at stake than they anticipated
    The National Theatre
     
    Shining City
    Nominated for Best Play, Tony Awards 2006
    Starring
  • Kathy Kiera Clarke
  • Tom Jordan Murphy
  • Stanley Townsend
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    Drama following a priest who leaves the church to become a counsellor
    The Royal Court
     
    Port Authority
    Nominated: Best Play, South Bank Show Awards
    Starring
  • Jim Norton
  • Eanna MacLiam
  • Stephen Brennan
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    Drama following three men as they tell the stories of their lives
    New Ambassadors Theatre
     
    Starring
  • Brian Cox
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    Drama following a theatre critic who rediscovers the price of having a conscience
    The Bush Theatre, London
     
    Starring
  • Ian Cregg
  • Conor Mullen
  • Niall Shanahan
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    Play chronicling coming of age in a small Irish town

    The Bush Theatre, London
     
    Producer National Theatre
    Starring
  • Brid Brennan
  • Caoilfhionn Dunne
  • Peter McDonald
  • Jim Norton
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    The play is set in 19th-century Ireland
    The National Theatre
     

    Film

    Writer

    Director James Marsh
     
    Based on the novel by Taichi Yamada
    Number 9 Films
    In development
     

    Writer & Director

    Producer Rob Walpole
    Starring
  • Ciaran Hinds
  • Iben Hjejle
  • Aidan Quinn
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    Film following a widower plagued by a mysterious ghost
    Magnolia Pictures
    Treasure Entertainment / RTE
     

    TV

    Writer

    Quirke
    Nominated: IFTA Drama Script
    1 x 90'
    Producer Lisa Osborne
    Director Jim O'Hanlon
    Starring
  • Gabriel Byrne
  • Nick Dunning
  • Michael Gambon
  • Colin Morgan
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    Drama adaptation of the noir crime series by Benjamin Black

    BBC for BBC1
     

    Creator & Writer

     

    New drama in development

    Cuba Pictures
    In development