Tom Murphy

  • 2007 Best Theatre Script Award Winner for Alice Trilogy
  • 2011 Best Radio Script Award Winner for A Whistle in the Dark

Tom Murphy lives in Dublin and is known for his extensive work as a playwright.  He has written over twenty-five productions which have won multiple awards over the years. He is the recipient of an Irish Times/ESB Irish Theatre Lifetime Achievement Award, and was honored with a retrospective of his work at the Abbey Theatre in 2001.

Alice Trilogy displays three periods of the character Alice’s life: 1980, 1995, and 2005.

A Whistle in the Dark is about a wild gang of Irish immigrants living in England, and the tensions that boil over when their father and brother come to visit.

Read more about Alice Trilogy here.

Read the Druid’s review of A Whistle in the Dark.

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