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Margaret Perry

Writer

Margaret is a writer from Cork. Her debut play PORCELAIN was picked from the unsolicited script submissions pile and produced by the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, in February/March 2018. She subsequently adapted the play for BBC Radio 4, where it was shortlisted for Best Audio Drama at the Prix Marulic 2019.

Her second play COLLAPSIBLE won an Origin Award for Outstanding New Work at Vault Festival 2019. It was a best of the festival pick in the Guardian and Evening Standard for its Edinburgh run co-produced by HighTide and Ellie Keel Productions, where it picked up a Stage Edinburgh Award. It won the Fishamble New Writing Award at Dublin Fringe 2019 and transferred to the Bush Theatre in February/March 2020.

She has been part of Soho Writers Lab, The Royal Court Young Writers Programme and the Royal Court Supergroup 2019, led by Alice Birch and Alistair McDowell. She was a BFI Flare X Bafta mentee in 2021, mentored by Sean Durkin. She is currently on attachment at the RSC and under commission at Soho Theatre and The Abbey. Her plays are published by Nick Hern Books.

Credits

THEATRE
Date: 2022
Production (role):
PARADISE NOW!
Company:
Bush Theatre
Project details:
Upcoming production.
Directed by Jaz Woodcock-Stewart
Date: 2019
Production (role):
COLLAPSIBLE
Company:
High Tide/ Abbey / Bush
Project details:
Winner of the Fishamble new writing prize at Dublin Fringe
Date: 2018
Production (role):
PORCELAIN
Company:
Abbey Theatre
Project details:
Directed by Cathal Cleary.
Published by Samuel French.
Submitted for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize 2018.
Longlisted (Top 40) for the 2015 Bruntwood Prize.
Developed originally at the North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford.
Date: 2016
Production (role):
TURF
Company:
The King's Head Theatre
Project details:
Part of Festival 46.
Longlisted for the Old Vic 12 2015
TELEVISION
Date: 2022
Production (role):
THE WOMAN IN THE WALL
Company:
Motive / BBC / Showtime
Project details:
Writing one episode. Series created by Joe Murtagh.
Date: 2020
Production (role):
DEAD RINGERS
Company:
Annapurna / Amazon
Project details:
Writer's Assistant for Alice Birch
IN DEVELOPMENT
Production (role):
A PASSION PLAY
Company:
Soho Theatre
Project details:
Commission for a new play
Production (role):
UNTITLED COMMISSION
Company:
Abbey Theatre
Project details:
Commission for a new play
Production (role):
UNTITLED ADAPTATION
Company:
Number 9 Films
Project details:
Pilot commission
Production (role):
GIRL CRUSH
Company:
Balloon Entertainment
Project details:
Pilot commission
Production (role):
UNTITLED BIOPIC
Company:
Expanded Media
Project details:
Feature film

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2022
    Production (role): PARADISE NOW!
    Company: Bush Theatre
    Project details: Upcoming production.
    Directed by Jaz Woodcock-Stewart
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): COLLAPSIBLE
    Company: High Tide/ Abbey / Bush
    Project details: Winner of the Fishamble new writing prize at Dublin Fringe
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): PORCELAIN
    Company: Abbey Theatre
    Project details: Directed by Cathal Cleary.
    Published by Samuel French.
    Submitted for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize 2018.
    Longlisted (Top 40) for the 2015 Bruntwood Prize.
    Developed originally at the North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford.
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): TURF
    Company: The King's Head Theatre
    Project details: Part of Festival 46.
    Longlisted for the Old Vic 12 2015
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2022
    Production (role): THE WOMAN IN THE WALL
    Company: Motive / BBC / Showtime
    Project details: Writing one episode. Series created by Joe Murtagh.
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): DEAD RINGERS
    Company: Annapurna / Amazon
    Project details: Writer's Assistant for Alice Birch
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): A PASSION PLAY
    Company: Soho Theatre
    Project details: Commission for a new play
  • Production (role): UNTITLED COMMISSION
    Company: Abbey Theatre
    Project details: Commission for a new play
  • Production (role): UNTITLED ADAPTATION
    Company: Number 9 Films
    Project details: Pilot commission
  • Production (role): GIRL CRUSH
    Company: Balloon Entertainment
    Project details: Pilot commission
  • Production (role): UNTITLED BIOPIC
    Company: Expanded Media
    Project details: Feature film
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