Ronan O’Donnell lives in Edinburgh. He has written short film scripts, Daydream in the Honest Toun (Indelible Inc., 2010), Swimming at Sangin (Indelible Inc., 2009) and contributed poetry to The Drouth magazine. His previous plays include The Doll Tower, based on the life of T.E. Lawrence and his Scottish bodyguard John Bruce (LLT/Unity Theatre, 2005); The Ned’s Lament (Common Force Community Theatre, 2005) and a Scots version of Aristophanes’ Lysistrata (Common Force Community Theatre, 2004). In 2004 he was involved in the translation of the first production by a UK theatre company of a contemporary play from mainland China, Beijing playwright Xiaoli Wang’s In the Bag (Traverse); Brazil (Theatre of Imagination, Theatre 503/Arches, 2003); Spambam (LOOKout Theatre Company, 2002); The Chic Nerds (Traverse, 1998). Brazil is being revived at the Arcola Theatre, London, in 2012. Other plays include, Monster, The May Tree, Any Dope, and The Sin-Eaters.