Conor McPherson

Playwright & Screenwriter

Conor McPherson is a playwright and screenwriter who was named by The New York Times as ‘the finest playwright of his generation’.

Conor is currently working on the screenplay Double Cross for Paul Greengrass. His original television drama Paula, developed with Cuba Pictures and BBC NI for BBC2, aired in May 2017 to brilliant reviews. The Girl from the North Country, with music from Bob Dylan, had its world premiere at the Old Vic theatre in July 2017 and transferred to the West End in January 2018.


13. Page to Screen: Movie- makers Talk Books

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Settle in! This is a treat for movie and book lovers. Join four giants of the screen, stage and page.  Two outstanding directors, Lenny Abrahamson and Neil Jordan, with author of the international bestseller The Perfect Storm, Sebastian Junger and our finest living playwright Conor McPherson talk books and movies with Nadine O’Regan. Price: €20.00