Writer

Gillian Greer

Selected credits

  • Boy PartsSoho Theatre/ Metal Rabbit Productions
  • Meat45North/Theatre503
  • PetalsTheatre Upstairs, Dublin/Near FM Radio
  • FallowDevelopment/Abbey Theatre/Engine Room
  • Kathy & Stella Solve a Murder! A New Musical(Dramaturg) Edinburgh Fringe/ UK Tour

About

Gillian is an Irish writer and Dramaturg based in London.  She is currently Associate Dramaturg at The Royal Court, after being Literary Manager at Soho Theatre.

Gillian most recently adapted BOY PARTS, the critically acclaimed debut novel by Eliza Clark for the stage. It was performed on Soho Theatre Main Stage in Autumn 2023. Other recent credits also include dramaturgy for KATHY & STELLA SOLVE A MURDER! A New Musical, premiering at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2022 and then touring the UK in Summer 2023.

Her début play PETALS was nominated for the Irish Times Theatre Award for Best New Play in 2015 and later adapted for radio winning the Celtic Media Festival Award for Best Radio Drama 2020 with Near FM. Her second play MEAT was shortlisted for the Theatre503 International Playwriting Award and ran at Theatre503 in early 2020 to great critical acclaim.  She is currently developing new work with Abbey Theatre, Ireland and 45 North Productions, London.

Featured work

Boy Parts

Soho Theatre, Main Stage/ Metal Rabbit Productions
Novel written by Eliza Clark
Adapted for stage by Gillian Greer
Director: Sara Joyce
Set & Costume Designer: Peter Butler
Video Designer: Hayley Egan
Lighting Designer: Christopher Nairne

‘Greer’s might be one of the best page-to-stage adaptations we’ve seen recently.’
✭✭✭✭ BroadwayWorld
✭✭✭✭ The Stage
✭✭✭✭ WhatsOnStage

 

Meat

Produced by Emily Carewe for 45North and Theatre503
Director: Lucy Jane Atkinson
Design: Rachel Stone
Lighting Design: Zia Bergin-Holly
Sound Design: Annie May Fletcher

‘Nail-bitingly tense… subtle, acutely observed script… a thought-provoking and gripping depiction of a reckoning with trauma’
✭✭✭✭ Timeout

‘Gillian Greer’s striking play navigates the subject of sexual consent with unflinching honesty’
✭✭✭✭ The Stage

 

Petals

Theatre Upstairs, Dublin
Director: Karl Shiels
Set Design: Laura Honan
Visual Design: Ste Murray
Lighting Design: Eoin Stapleton
Sound Design: Derek Conaghy

Nominated for Best New Play at the Irish Times Theatre Awards, 2015

Winner Celtic Media Festival Award, Best Radio Drama 2020.  Adapted for radio with Dublin radio station NearFM and directed by Jeda de Brí.  

 

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