Gary Mitchell

Gary Mitchell is a British playwright based in Northern Ireland. His plays, many of them political thrillers about contemporary life in Belfast, have been widely performed, and he has been called 'Northern Ireland's greatest playwright' (Guardian).

His stage plays include In a Little World of Our Own (Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 1997), As the Beast Sleeps (Abbey Theatre, 1998), Tearing the Loom (Lyric Belfast, 1998), Trust (Royal Court Upstairs, London, 1999), The Force of Change (Royal Court, 2000, winner of the George Devine Award and the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright), and Loyal Women (Royal Court, 2003).

A play about the bonds of trust in a tight-knit Loyalist community, and how easily they are shattered, from the multi...
An explosively topical play about institutional corruption in Northern Ireland.
The explosive contradictions of life in Northern Ireland ignite this drama of suspense and violence.
A gripping and explosive drama from the multi-award winning playwright.
A searing portrait of a community divided against itself, set in a weaver's cottage in County Armagh at the time of t...
A powerful drama about how the conflict in Northern Ireland affects whole families, and of how the violence of the st...