Artists

Mark O'Rowe

Mark O’Rowe’s plays include From Both Hips (Fishamble, 1997), Howie the Rookie (Bush Theatre, 1999), Made in China (Abbey Theatre, 2001), and Crestfall (Gate Theatre, 2003). Upon its premiere at the Bush Theatre in 1999, Howie the Rookie won the George Devine Award, the Irish Times Best New Play Award, and the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. In 2007 O’Rowe wrote Terminus, which opened at the Abbey Theatre, won a Fringe First award when it transferred to the Edinburgh Festival in 2008, and embarked on a major tour through the UK, US, and Australia in 2011. In 2003, O’Rowe wrote Intermission, his first feature film, which starred Colin Farrell and Cillian Murphy. His other screenplays include adaptations of Jonathan Trigell’s novel, Boy A, for Cuba Pictures and Channel 4; Perrier’s Bounty; and Daniel Clay’s 2008 novel Broken, which starred Cillian Murphy and Tim Roth. He also wrote and directed the short films Epithet (2011) and Debris (2012).