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David Ireland

Writer

David was Playwright – in – Residence at the Lyric Theatre Belfast 2011-2012. He won the Stewart Parker Award and the Meyer-Whitworth Award in 2012 and was shortlisted for the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright 2016. He won the James Tait Black Prize Award for Cyprus Avenue.

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2024
Production (role):
COLD WATER
Company:
Sister Pictures
Project details:
Original Series in Development
Date: 2023
Production (role):
THE LOVERS
Company:
Drama Republic/ Sky
Project details:
Directed by Justin Martin

6 x 60'
Starring Alice Eve and Johnny Flynn
Date: 2021
Production (role):
YOUNG OFFENDERS (Series III)
Company:
RTE/Netflix
Project details:
Episode 5

Winner of Best Scripted Comedy RTS Awards 2021
Nominated for Best Multichannel Programme Broadcast Awards 2021
Nominated for Best Scripted Comedy Broadcast Digital Awards 2021
Date: 2019
Production (role):
YOUNG OFFENDERS (Series II)
Company:
RTE/Netflix
Project details:
Episode 5
THEATRE
Production (role):
UNTITLED
Company:
Paines Plough
Production (role):
UNTITLED
Company:
Sonia Friedman Productions
Production (role):
THE FIFTH STEP
Company:
National Theatre of Scotland
Project details:
Starring Jack Lowden
Production (role):
NOT NOW
Company:
19th Street Productions
Project details:
Finborough Theatre
Production (role):
YES SO I SAID YES
Company:
19th Street Productions
Project details:
Finborough Theatre

Directed by Max Elton
Production (role):
SADIE
Company:
Lyric Theatre
Project details:
Broadcast on BBC as part of BBC Lights Up. In association with Field Day Theatre Company.

Directed by Conleth Hill.
Production (role):
SPLENDID ISOLATION
Company:
Lyric Theatre Belfast
Project details:
Series of short plays exploring life in lockdown.
Production (role):
DEAR IRELAND
Company:
Abbey Theatre
Project details:
Monologue for the series written & performed by Irish artists
Production (role):
ULSTER AMERICAN
Company:
Traverse Theatre
Project details:
Part of the Traverse Festival Programme.

Directed by Gareth Nicholls, Starring Darrell D'Silva, Lucianne McEvoy and Robert Jack.

Nominated for Best New Play at UK Theatre Awards 2019
Winner Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award 2018
Winner Scotmans Fringe First Award 2018
Winner CATS Awards Best New Play 2019
Production (role):
CYPRUS AVENUE
Company:
Royal Court/Abbey
Project details:
Director: Vicky Featherstone

Won Best Play Irish Times Awards 2017
Production (role):
BLOOD WEDDING
Company:
Dundee Rep/Graeae
Project details:
Director: Jenny Sealey
Production (role):
SUMMERTIME
Company:
Tinderbox
Project details:
Director: Michael Duke
Production (role):
TROUBLE AND SHAME
Company:
Oran Mor
Project details:
Director: Philip Breen
Production (role):
I PROMISE YOU SEX AND VIOLENCE
Company:
Northern Stage
Project details:
Director: Lorne Campbell
Production (role):
THE HEN NIGHT
Company:
Royal Conservatoire Scotland
Project details:
Director: Becky Palmer
Production (role):
CAN'T FORGET ABOUT YOU
Company:
Lyric, Belfast
Project details:
Director: Conleth Hill
Production (role):
MOST FAVOURED
Company:
Oran Mor
Project details:
Director: Hamish Pirie
Production (role):
YES, SO I SAID YES
Company:
Randsom Productions
Project details:
Director: Mick Gordon
Production (role):
HALF A GLASS OF WATER
Company:
Field Day
Project details:
Director: Lisa Hogg
Production (role):
THE END OF HOPE
Company:
Oran Mor
Project details:
Director: David Ireland
Production (role):
EVERYTHING BETWEEN US
Company:
Tinderbox
Project details:
Director: Kathleen Ackerley
Production (role):
ARGUMENTS FOR TERRORISM
Company:
Oran Mor
Project details:
Director: Rachel O'Riordan
Production (role):
WHAT THE ANIMALS SAY
Company:
Oran Mor
Project details:
Director: Lorne Campbell
RADIO
Production (role):
NOT NOW
Company:
BBC Radio 4
Project details:
Director: Kirsty Williams
Production (role):
EVERYTHING BETWEEN US
Company:
BBC Radio 3
Project details:
Director: Kirsty Williams
Production (role):
TROUBLE AND SHAME
Company:
BBC Radio Scotland
Project details:
Director: Kirsty Williams
FEATURE FILM
Production (role):
NEXT STOP
Company:
Reno Productions
Project details:

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2024
    Production (role): COLD WATER
    Company: Sister Pictures
    Project details: Original Series in Development
  • Date: 2023
    Production (role): THE LOVERS
    Company: Drama Republic/ Sky
    Project details: Directed by Justin Martin

    6 x 60'
    Starring Alice Eve and Johnny Flynn
  • Date: 2021
    Production (role): YOUNG OFFENDERS (Series III)
    Company: RTE/Netflix
    Project details: Episode 5

    Winner of Best Scripted Comedy RTS Awards 2021
    Nominated for Best Multichannel Programme Broadcast Awards 2021
    Nominated for Best Scripted Comedy Broadcast Digital Awards 2021
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): YOUNG OFFENDERS (Series II)
    Company: RTE/Netflix
    Project details: Episode 5
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): UNTITLED
    Company: Paines Plough
    Project details:
  • Production (role): UNTITLED
    Company: Sonia Friedman Productions
    Project details:
  • Production (role): THE FIFTH STEP
    Company: National Theatre of Scotland
    Project details: Starring Jack Lowden
  • Production (role): NOT NOW
    Company: 19th Street Productions
    Project details: Finborough Theatre
  • Production (role): YES SO I SAID YES
    Company: 19th Street Productions
    Project details: Finborough Theatre

    Directed by Max Elton
  • Production (role): SADIE
    Company: Lyric Theatre
    Project details: Broadcast on BBC as part of BBC Lights Up. In association with Field Day Theatre Company.

    Directed by Conleth Hill.
  • Production (role): SPLENDID ISOLATION
    Company: Lyric Theatre Belfast
    Project details: Series of short plays exploring life in lockdown.
  • Production (role): DEAR IRELAND
    Company: Abbey Theatre
    Project details: Monologue for the series written & performed by Irish artists
  • Production (role): ULSTER AMERICAN
    Company: Traverse Theatre
    Project details: Part of the Traverse Festival Programme.

    Directed by Gareth Nicholls, Starring Darrell D'Silva, Lucianne McEvoy and Robert Jack.

    Nominated for Best New Play at UK Theatre Awards 2019
    Winner Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award 2018
    Winner Scotmans Fringe First Award 2018
    Winner CATS Awards Best New Play 2019
  • Production (role): CYPRUS AVENUE
    Company: Royal Court/Abbey
    Project details: Director: Vicky Featherstone

    Won Best Play Irish Times Awards 2017
  • Production (role): BLOOD WEDDING
    Company: Dundee Rep/Graeae
    Project details: Director: Jenny Sealey
  • Production (role): SUMMERTIME
    Company: Tinderbox
    Project details: Director: Michael Duke
  • Production (role): TROUBLE AND SHAME
    Company: Oran Mor
    Project details: Director: Philip Breen
  • Production (role): I PROMISE YOU SEX AND VIOLENCE
    Company: Northern Stage
    Project details: Director: Lorne Campbell
  • Production (role): THE HEN NIGHT
    Company: Royal Conservatoire Scotland
    Project details: Director: Becky Palmer
  • Production (role): CAN'T FORGET ABOUT YOU
    Company: Lyric, Belfast
    Project details: Director: Conleth Hill
  • Production (role): MOST FAVOURED
    Company: Oran Mor
    Project details: Director: Hamish Pirie
  • Production (role): YES, SO I SAID YES
    Company: Randsom Productions
    Project details: Director: Mick Gordon
  • Production (role): HALF A GLASS OF WATER
    Company: Field Day
    Project details: Director: Lisa Hogg
  • Production (role): THE END OF HOPE
    Company: Oran Mor
    Project details: Director: David Ireland
  • Production (role): EVERYTHING BETWEEN US
    Company: Tinderbox
    Project details: Director: Kathleen Ackerley
  • Production (role): ARGUMENTS FOR TERRORISM
    Company: Oran Mor
    Project details: Director: Rachel O'Riordan
  • Production (role): WHAT THE ANIMALS SAY
    Company: Oran Mor
    Project details: Director: Lorne Campbell
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): NOT NOW
    Company: BBC Radio 4
    Project details: Director: Kirsty Williams
  • Production (role): EVERYTHING BETWEEN US
    Company: BBC Radio 3
    Project details: Director: Kirsty Williams
  • Production (role): TROUBLE AND SHAME
    Company: BBC Radio Scotland
    Project details: Director: Kirsty Williams
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): NEXT STOP
    Company: Reno Productions
    Project details:
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