Kieran trained at Loughborough University and LAMDA and completed the Royal Court Young Writers Programme in 2008. He is a co-artistic director of From Ground Up Theatre Company and has recently started a project for unrepresented actors called (RE)PRESENTED . His debut play Operation Crucible was first performed at Finborough Theatre before transferring to the Sheffield Crucible and touring with House. His play 31 Hours will be performed at The Bunker in October 2017. He is currently adapting Operation Crucible for BBC Radio Four and is under commission from Sheffield Crucible.