Aodhán Madden is a playwright, short story writer and poet. He (Aodhán Madden) has written for stage for almost two decades now and his work has been produced by the National Theatre and by many of Dublin leading producers. His first play ‘The Midnight Door’ in the Peacock Theatre in 1983 starred Ray McNally, David Kelly and Marie Kean. ‘The Dosshouse Waltz’ (1985), ‘Private Death of a Queen’ (1986) and ‘Sea Urchins’ (1998) are just some other of his stage plays. His screenplays include’ Night Train’ (1998) directed by John Lynch, which starred John Hurt and Brenda Blethyn. John Hurt won the Best Actor award at the Verona Film Festival for his performance in the film. A new film project “Skerries” will see this successful collaboration between director and playwright continue into 2006. A new book called “Wom the Gods” is due for publication in March 2006.
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