Nancy Harris

Nancy Harris is a playwright and screenwriter from Dublin who lives in London. Her plays include: Two Ladies (Bridge Theatre, London, 2019); The Beacon (Druid, 2019); The Red Shoes, after Hans Christian Andersen (Gate Theatre, Dublin, 2017); Our New Girl (Bush Theatre, London, 2012); and No Romance (Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 2011).

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No Romance

A tender and funny tale about our secret selves, and our search for connection in a fractured world.

Our New Girl

A startling psychological drama about the darker side of modern parenthood.

The Red Shoes (stage version)

A contemporary retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's extraordinary fairytale of dance, desire and destruction.

The Beacon

A drama about a Dublin artist haunted by a mysterious accident in her past.

Two Ladies

A powerful drama about the first ladies of France and America, as their husbands clash over an international crisis.

Little Dolls

A short play about a woman seeking help from a therapist to overcome a traumatic episode in her past.

Published in volume Our New Girl

Love in a Glass Jar

A short play from an acclaimed Irish playwright, about a sterile liasion in a hotel room that threatens to spill over into real life.

Published in volume Irish Shorts