Dermot Bolger

Playwright and writer for film and televison

Theatre, Film & TV
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Axis Arts Centre, Ballymum
Writer Dermot Bolger

A play about the lives of two Dublin families from 1960 to 2004.

April Bright 1995
Peacock Theatre, Dublin
Writer Dermot Bolger

A play about the past letting go of a house and the future taking possession of it.

Gate Theatre, Dublin
Writer Dermot Bolger

In High Germany is a one act play set on platform 4 of the Altona Railway station in Hamburg in 1988.

Blinded By The Light 1990
Abbey Theatre, Dublin
Director Caroline Fitzgerald
Writer Dermot Bolger

Blinded by the Light is a frantic black farce

Dublin Theatre Festival
Writer Dermot Bolger

Dermot Bolger's award-winning debut play

Writer and Presenter
The Holy Ground 1990
Gate Theatre, Dublin
Director David Byrne
Writer Dermot Bolger
Starring Pat Leavy

A one woman show about an unhappy marriage

The Journey Home Feature
Feb 2008
Revolution Films
Producer Andrew Eaton
Director Michael Winterbottom
Writer Dermot Bolger

Feature film adaptation of Dermot's novel

The Disappearance of Finbar Feature
First City Features for Channel 4
Producer Martin Bruce-Clayton
Director Sue Clayton
Writer Dermot Bolger
Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers & Luke Griffin

A film about lost friendship.

A Second Life Feature

Producer Lynda Myles
Writer Dermot Bolger

Feature film adaptation of Dermot Bolger's own novel.

Edward No Hands 1996
Director Charlie McCarthy
Writer Dermot Bolger
Starring David Foster & Liam O'Brien

Screenplay for RTE1/BBC2