Writer

Fiona Looney

Selected credits

  • DandelionsOlympia Theatre/Cork Opera House
  • OctoberOlympia Theatre/Cork Opera House
  • BombshellRTÉ / radio play adapted for stage
  • WaitingRTÉ comedy sketch show
  • Callan's KicksRegular contributor/RTÉ
  • Pheasant IslandRTÉ Television play

About

Fiona is a prolific Irish writer with numerous productions for stage, screen and radio.  She is also a columnist and media personality.

She has written several successful stage plays including Dandelions and October, both of which enjoyed extended runs at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin and Cork Opera House, Nuts and Bolts at Bewley’s Theatre and Viking Theatre, Dublin, Greener and Are You There, Garth? It’s Me Margaret at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin.  She has also had three pantomimes produced at Olympia Theatre, Dublin.

Her radio play Bombshell was shortlisted for the BBC International Playwright Award and the PJ O’Connor Award, and she has since adapted it for stage. Numerous radio comedy writing credits include comedy sketch show, Waiting, recorded at the Project Arts Centre, two series of The Monica Moody Show, nine series of Callan’s Kicks, two series of Backchat, more than 2,000 nightly reflections as Amelia Golightly, all broadcast by RTÉ.

For screen she has written a television play, Pheasant Island produced by RTÉ and Dustin’s Fowl Play, a film produced for Warner Bros.

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