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 (produced at Pitlochry in 2014), King Matt (2001) for TAG, and award-winning The Proclaimers musical Sunshine on Leith for Dundee Rep which toured the UK and Scotland 2007-10.
His feature adaptation of Sunshine on Leith for Black Camel Pictures/DNA premiered September 2013 at the Toronto International Film Festival to rave reviews and has enjoyed a UK-wide release.
Stephen’s TV work includes the six-part drama series Glasgow Kiss (BBC1, 2000), the feature–length adaptation of Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea (BBC1, 2006) two episodes of Doctor Who and critically-acclaimed five-part series Marchlands (ITV, 2011). He also created the popular soap opera River City for BBC Scotland.
Stephen completed a 60’ pilot episode for Behind Closed Doors for Red Planet/BBC, episode one of Laidlaw for Company/BBC Scotland based on the William McIlvanney novels, and the first episode for original series This Mortal Coil for ITV Studios/ITV.
He has delivered an episode of original series Craigmore to Big Talk/ITV and four-part serial treatment The Climb for the BBC/Anne Pivcevic. Stephen has also developed idea Bryant & May with Kindle and has written the first script of six parter Down to the Wire for STV. He has just delivered episode one of Empire Studios commissioned by BBC Wales.
Stephen Greenhorn is represented by Frances Arnold