Kieran Lynn trained as an actor at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, and has worked as an actor, director and playwright since his graduation. Kieran’s writing credits include: The Recurring Rise and Fall (Hampstead Theatre) An Advert for the Army (Oran Mor, Glasgow) and A Volunteer from the Audience (Liverpool Everyman Theatre). His play An Incident at the Border has recently been commissioned by BBC Radio 4 and will be recorded and broadcast this winter. He has completed the Royal Court Young Writers programme, the Playwrights StudioScotland mentoring programme, the BBC Sparks Residential Course, the Old Vic 24hr Plays event and has recently completed a year long attachment at the Hampstead Theatre.
His most recent credits include – The Bicycle Thieves, a new play based on the Italian film of the same name, which was commissioned and produced by Pip Productions, this summer at London’s Create Festival, in the Olympic Park, Pushing Up Poppies, which ran for one month at the Hill Street Theatre, during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, produced by Stephen McGill and Poppy Productions, and An Incident at the Border, which was produced at The Last Frontier Theatre Conference in Valdez, Alaska.
His latest play Bunnies, which premiered at Oran Mor, was recently revived by the Bike Shed Theatre, and was the winner of a Peter Brook Empty Space Award, the show will transfer toLondon next year.