Brian
Martin

Playwright

Brian's debut play Be Infants in Evil was produced by Druid for the Galway International Arts Festival, July 2014, making him the first new writer to be commissioned by Druid in seven years.

Brian holds a BA (Hons) in English Literature and Drama Studies from Trinity College, Dublin. During his studies he attended the Advanced Playwriting Course taught by Marina Carr. He also wrote and directed a number of his own shorter plays for the student drama society, DU Players, including Joker Choker which won Best New Writing and Best Production at the ISDA Festival 2009.

Brian has been a member of the Royal Court Young Writers’ Programme (2012) and Studio Group (2013).

As an actor, Brian trained at LAMDA. He has performed at the National Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe, Lyric Theatre, Tricycle Theatre, Belgrade Theatre, Gate Theatre, and Abbey Theatre, Dublin. He is represented by Katie Threlfall Associates.


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Theatre

Writer 

Producer Druid Theatre Company
Director Oonagh Murphy
Starring
  • Bailey Hayden
  • Roxanna NicLiam
  • Marion O’Dwyer
  • Marty Rea
  • Brian's debut play

    The Mick Lally Theatre

    Film

    Writer & Producer & Performer 

    Producer Brian Martin and Sam McMullen
    Director Sam McMullen
    Starring
  • Brian Martin
  • Manus Halligan
  • Glenn Speers
  • A black comedy about a drug deal interrogation that goes horrible wrong. 


    Currently screening at film festivals