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Gerald Murphy

Writer

Agent

Nick Quinn

2017: Married Man Seeks Audiologist radio play RTE Drama on One broadcast.

2017: Bubble Love play reading with Solas Nua Washington DC 19 June 2017.

2016: Married Man Seeks Audiologist radio play BBC Writersroom selection.

2014: Bubble Love. Draft commissioned by Abbey Theatre.

2013: Carrel 16, Ussher Library Winner, BBC Radio 4 Student Stories competition (producer Heather Larmour) co-written with Orla Murphy.

2012: Pastoral Care – part of Tiny Plays production by Fishamble at Project Dublin (featured on the Junior Certificate English syllabus).

2010: Reading of play I’m Here Now at Manhattan Theater Club, NYC.

2004 – 2014: Take Me Away – various productions and translations:
Bucharest, Solothurn (Switzerland), Washington DC, Italian tour, Vienna, London, Edinburgh, Heidelburg, Dublin.
‘hugely entertaining and utterly convincing – when writing is as good as Take Me Away you’re swept along’ – The Irish Examiner
‘excellent’- Guardian
‘a cracker, at once wildly funny and desperately bleak’ – Daily Telegraph
‘ferociously funny – go and see it, and laugh till it hurts’ – The Times
‘the funniest play on the Fringe’ – The Observer
‘a fast, funny, sad and brilliant comedy about the collapse of family life in the new, materialistic Ireland’ – The Scotsman

2008: Father’s Home, by Mimi Branescu, translated English version of Romanian play.

2000: The Welcome. Staged reading. Druid Debuts – Druid Theatre Co. Galway.

2001: Seer Point RTE Radio Drama on One broadcast.

2000: Take Me Away RTE Radio Drama on One broadcast.

1999: Stranger in the Night. RTE Radio Drama on One broadcast PJ O’Connor award.

TV Head of Development: Brown Bag Films animation co. various series sold to RTE, CBeebies, Nick Jnr, Disney, 2002 – 2011.

TV Series Episode Writer: RTE Fair City: 2001-2003. Monster Entertainment animation Co. I’m a Creepy Crawly. I’m a Monster: 2010, 2012.

Training

2012 – 2011 MFA Playwriting, Trinity College Dublin.
2002 – 2001 Diploma in Film & TV Development, UCLA/Screen Training Ireland.

Awards

Publications

Pastoral Care published in ‘Step Up!’ new Junior Cycle English syllabus by Folens.
Take Me Away published by Nick Hern Books and included in ‘The Tiger in Winter’ Metheun contemporary Irish plays anthology.

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