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John O'Donovan

Writer

Agent

Nick Quinn

John O’Donovan is a London-based playwright from Co. Clare, Ireland. His work has been read and staged in the UK at the Old Red Lion, New Diorama, Southwark Playhouse, Theatre503, Arcola Theatre, RADA and Clapham Omnibus, as well as in Ireland by Druid Theatre, the Abbey Theatre and the Irish Drama League. A former member of the Royal Court Young Writers’ Programme, RADA’s Advances in Scriptwriting group, and the Abbey Theatre Playwrights Hub, he has had stories and plays published in Verbal Arts Magazine, Crannóg and Bare Fiction. His debut play, If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You, opened at the Old Red Lion in August 2016 and is published by Methuen Drama. John is a member of the Orange Tree Writers Collective for 2017 and the Old Vic 12 Company for 2016–17.

IN DEVELOPMENT:

FLIGHTS (2016)

STAGED WORKS:

IF WE GOT SOME MORE COCAINE I COULD SHOW YOU HOW I LOVE YOU (The Old Red Lion Theatre) 2016

HAIY BRAZIL (Theatre Renegade/Southwark Playhouse) 2015

ZUGUNRUHE (RADA rehearsed reading) 2015

THE CASTLE (Clapham Omnibus) 2015

ROGUE: A TRUE STORY ABOUT A DOG (Theatre503) 2014

FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS (Theatre503) 2014

THE STARVELING (Arcola Theatre) 2013

AFTER VIRGIL (RADA rehearsed reading) 2013

THE HOME FRONT (Druid rehearsed reading, Galway Arts Festival) 2009

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