Eugene
O'Hare

Writer for Theatre, Film and Television.

Eugene is an accomplished Irish actor and writer.

His works include Hospital Food for the National Theatre Connections Festival, Only Good People Love Bach, and Rage. Two plays, Sydney & the Old Girl and The Weatherman, premiered to critical & public acclaim at the Park Theatre in 2019.

He has worked with the Abbey Theatre and with Channel 4 Drama as part of the '4Screenwriters' placement. Eugene also writes for radio and has written two short stories for BBC Radio 4. His short film The Music Room premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh, and he is developing original work for television and film.

"O’Hare can obviously write."

The Guardian
on Sydney & the Old Girl

"It heralds the arrival, in O'Hare, of a fearless new playwright with a singular voice."

WhatsOnStage
on The Weatherman

CV

Film

Writer 

The Music Room
Short Film
Director Mick Gordon
Starring
  • Isaac Heslip
  • Patrick O'Kane
  • Aislin McGuckin
  • Original drama short.

    BBC / Big Fish / Grey Cat Productions

    Television

    Writer 

    Original drama script following a community besieged by grief in Belfast.

    Two Cities Television

    Original drama script as part of the 4Screenwriters placement with Channel 4.

    Channel 4

    Theatre

    Writer 

    Director Susan Lynch
    Starring
  • Patrick O'Kane
  • In Development - 2019
    Director Phillip Breen
    Starring
  • Miriam Margolyes
  • Mark Hadfield
  • Park Theatre
    Director Alice Hamilton
    Starring
  • Mark Hadfield
  • Park Theatre
    Director James Hillier
    RADA
    Director Sam Yates
    Vanbrugh Theatre, RADA
    Director Sam Yates
    RADA
    Director NT Connections 2015
    National Theatre
    Director Oonagh Murphy
    Abbey Theatre Amharclann na Mainistreach

    Radio

    Writer 

    Producer Gemma McMullan / Michael Shannon

    Ms Markey returns home to prepare for the arrival of her first ever paying house-guest. She soon discovers the true cost of her visitor's stay...


    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    Creator Eugene O'Hare
    Producer Jenny Thompson

    In wintry Newry an elderly man embarks on a new adventure.

    Radio short for the New Irish Writing Season 2015.


    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4