Nancy Harris

Nancy Harris is an award-winning writer from Dublin.

She is the writer/creator of the comedy drama series THE DRY directed by Paddy Breathnach (Element Films for Britbox, RTE) which TXd on BritBox in May 2022.

She wrote two episodes of the Channel 4 series DATES for Balloon/C4, directed by Charles Sturridge and starring Sheridan Smith for which she was nominated for BAFTA Breakthrough Talent Award.  Oher television credits include: SECRET DIARY OF A CALL GIRL (ITV/Showtime/ Tiger Aspect) for which she wrote the series finale and CUFFS for BBC1/ Tiger Aspect.

Nancy also writes extensively for the theatreHer most recent plays include Two Ladies at the Bridge Theatre, London directed by Nicholas Hytner and The Beacon for Druid, Galway and the Gate Theatre, Dublin, directed by Garry Hynes.

Other plays include: No Romance, Our New Girl, Love in A Glass Jar, BADDIES the Musical and The Red Shoes. She has written the book and lyrics, along with composer Marc Teitler, for a new musical of The Magician’s Elephant (based on the book by Kate diCamillo) which opened at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2021/22. She is a past recipient of The Stewart Parker Award for playwriting and The Rooney Prize for Irish Literature.

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Nancy Harris is represented by Rochelle Stevens