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Alan Harris



Nick Quinn


Alan Harris is a Welsh playwright living and working in Cardiff. He won the judges’ award at the 2015 Bruntwood Prize for his play How My Light is Spent.

A Certain Date: Hatch, Match and Dispatch BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
Broadcast July 2014
Director: Helen Perry

Wolf BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
Broadcast January 2013
Director: James Robinson

The Hidden Valley Welsh National Opera
A new opera under commission.

Manga Sister                                                                                                                    liveartshow
New contemporary dance opera. Performed at The Yard, London, September 2011.
Initially supported by The Young Vic.

The Lighthouse BBC Radio 4, Afternoon Play
Psychological thriller. Broadcast September 2011.
Director: James Robinson.

Come To Where I’m From Paines Plough

A Good Night Out in the Valleys National Theatre Wales
The first production of the newly formed national theatre.
Directed by John McGrath in March 2010.

Kung Fu Sue Wingbeat Pictures
Film. In development.

The Journey Welsh National Opera
A new oratorio for the company’s MAX department, performed in June 2010.

The Gold Farmer BBC Radio 3, The Wire
Broadcast February 2010. Director: Abigail LeFleming.

Cardboard Dad Sherman Cymru
Staged at the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, in October, 2009.
Director Juliet Knight.

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Bus Driver Later, January 2009 – Paines Plough
Performed by Orla O’Loughlin, artistic director of Pentabus Theatre.

Miss Brown To You Hijinx Theatre
Play about a young girl with Down’s Syndrome from London who goes to live with her relatives in Mid Wales during the Second World War.
Director Gaynor Lougher.
Toured March, 2009.

The Hunt Pentabus Theatre
A play about what happens when you don’t fit in.

Burberry: A Welsh Campaign April 2008, Sherman Cymru Theatre
Verbatim play about the closure of the Burberry factory in the Rhondda Valley.
Director Elen Bowman.

Brute October 2007, Operating Theatre Company
Part of the Writers’ Block season at the Tristan Bates Theatre, London.
Director Tessa Walker.

Orange September 2006, Sgript Cymru
Full-length stage play about two men who kidnap a Muslim off the streets of Cardiff in retaliation for the kidnap of Margaret Hassan in Iraq.
Director Tessa Walker.


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