Stephen Greenhorn has been a professional dramatist for theatre, radio and television since 1989. His plays have been produced by a wide variety of theatre companies across the UK and around the world. Notable successes include The Salt Wound (1994) for 7:84, Passing Places (1997) for the Traverse and King Matt (2001) for TAG. TV work includes the six-part drama series Glasgow Kiss (2000) and the feature–length adaptation of Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea (2006) both screened by BBC 1. He also created the popular soap opera River City for BBC Scotland. He has recently delivered a 90′ script Finding Livingstone (BBC), contributed two episodes to the revived Doctor Who and created an award-winning musical – Sunshine on Leith – for Dundee Rep (which toured the UK and Scotland 2007-10). Stephen’s five-part series Marchlands – starring Alex Kingston, Anne Reid, Dennis Lawson, Elliot Cowan & Jodie Whittaker – screened on ITV1 in 2011. Current work includes 13 Against The Bank (a 2 hour TV film for STV), a 90′ retelling of Oliver Twist for the BBC, an episode of new series Laidlaw for Company based on the William McIlvanney novels, a script for a new Red Planet series and a pilot and storylines for original series idea This Mortal Coil for ITV Studios.
His feature adaptation of Sunshine on Leith for Black Camel Pictures premiered September 2013 at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Stephen Greenhorn is represented by Frances Arnold.