Lin Coghlan

Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: St John Donald
Associate Agent: Jonny Jones

Film, TV & Theatre

Lin Coghlan is from Dublin. She trained at the Rose Bruford College and has written widely for radio, film, television and theatre. Lin created an original series in 13 parts for CBBC, Intergalactic Patrick, and is currently part of the writing team for a new series in development for CBBC. Her adaptation of Edna O’Brien’s iconic trilogy The Country Girls will air on BBC Radio 4 in summer 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BLOWAWAYS

An original screenplay using groundbreaking technology building on Lin’s experiences in the gaming industry

Film

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SOME DOGS BITE

Kindle Entertainment/BBC

Winner of the Prix Du Public at the Nantes British Film Festival 2010

ELECTRIC FRANK

Tigerlily Films/ BBC Films

Winner of the Leopard of Tomorrow Locarno Film Festival

FIRST COMMUNION DAY

Tigerlily Films / BBC Films

Winner of the Dennis Potter Play of the Year Award

THE CITY SPEAKS

BBC/ London Film

Television

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DINOPAWS

Kindle

Multiple episodes

BIG AND SMALL

Kindle Entertainment

Serie3
3 x 11 Minute Episodes

EASTENDERS

BBC

8 Episodes written over 3 years including Jamie’s funeral and Boxing Day

GRANGE HILL

BBC

4 Episodes written over 3 Series

PATRICK'S PLANET

CBBC

13 part original series

THE BILL

ITV

1 Episode

THE CLINIC

Parallel/ RTE

60 min drama, 5 Episodes 2006/07/08

Theatre

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THE TABLE

Cardboard Citizens

APACHE TEARS

Clean Break

Winner of The Peggy Ramsay Award

BRETEVSKI STREET

Theatre Centre

KINFISHER BLUE

The Bush

Published by Oberon

MERCY

Soho Theatre/ National Theatre Studio

Short listed for the Susan Smith Blackburn Award
Published by Oberon

RISING BLUE

Royal National Theatre Studio

Translation by Lin Coghlan
Original by Jean-Paul Wenzel

THE MIRACLE

National Theatre

Cottesloe, National Theatre,2008
Directed by Paul Miller
NT Connections, 2006
Published by Faber and Faber

THE NIGHT GARDEN

Northcott Theatre, Exeter/ Royal National Theatre Studio

Published by Oberon

WAKING

Soho Theatre

Published by Nick Hern

WITH LOVE FROM NICOLAE

Bristol Old Vic/Tearful Dramatic

Radio

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THE COUNTRY GIRLS

BBC Radio 4

An adaptation of the trilogy of novels by Edna O'Brien

TALES OF THE CITY

BBC Radio 4

An adaptation of the novel by Armistead Maupin

CHINA TOWNS

BBC Radio 4

An adaptation of the novel by Arnold Bennett

A CYCLE OF MYSTERY PLAYS

Radio 4

ETHAN FROME

BBC Radio 4

An adaptation of the Edith Wharton novel

THE CAZALETS

Radio 4

THE FORTUNES OF WAR

Radio 4 Classic Serial

Adaptation

PASSING

Radio 4

Original Play

THE GOOD WOMAN'S TALE

Radio 4

Original Play

THE LAMBS SNOW

Radio 4

Original Play

MANSFIELD PARK

Radio 4

Adaptation

LES MISERABLES

Radio 4

Adaptation

Online

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MILO AND KATE

Lionhead / Microsoft

Lead Writer

Other

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A FEELING IN MY BONES

Theatre Centre

Published by Nelson Thornes